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1/30/2013 Email this articlePrint this article 
Etta Goddard-Bergl
Etta Goddard-Bergl
Etta Mae Goddard-Bergl, 77, formerly of Dixon, Ill., died Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2013, at Westwing Place, DeWitt.

A service of Christian burial will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, April 6, at Grace Lutheran Church, DeWitt, with the Rev. Ron Rafferty officiating. Interment will be at Saint Adalbert Cemetery in Niles, Ill.

The family will greet friends 10-10:45 a.m. Saturday at the church.

Etta Mae Goddard was born July 19, 1935, in Clinton to William and Helen Rowson Goddard. She graduated from Welton High School in 1953. In 1956, Etta graduated from Moline Public Hospital with an R.N. degree.

She married Leonard Stanley Bergl Sept. 9, 1967. He died April 14, 1995.

Etta worked as a nurse and loved to travel and read. She had a deep affection for her family and friends, especially the nurses from her graduating class. She made friends wherever she went.

Survivors include siblings, Jean (Rodney) Passig, Sylvia Collins, Bill (Kathy) Goddard, Ken (Marjorie) Goddard, Chuck (Kay) Goddard and Randy (Cheri) Goddard, and many nieces and nephews.

She also was preceded in death by her parents, a sister, two brothers-in-law and a sister-in-law.

Memorials may be made to Grace Lutheran Church, DeWitt, the American Cancer Society, or the donor's choice.

Condolences may be expressed at www.schultzfuneralhomes.com.


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