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Jane Berg Gjonnes

Published: Friday, Aug. 23, 2013 10:39 a.m. CDT

Jane Berg Gjonnes, 96, Frankfort, Ky., formerly of Byron and Oregon, died Thursday, Aug. 15, 2013 at the home of her daughter Jeanne.

Jane was born on Feb. 26, 1917 in Luck, Wis., to Carl and Florence (Carlson) Hammerstrom.

She graduated from Luck High School on May 17, 1935.

She married Albin Berg on Nov. 3, 1945.  He preceded her in death in 1982.

Jane married her good friend Harold Gjonnes in 1996 and he preceded her in death in 1997.

Jane was a loving mother, grandmother, and friend who will be remembered for her kind and gentle spirit and her deep and abiding love of her Lord and Savior.  We celebrate that she is now in His loving arms.

Jane is survived by her children Sarah (Charles) Harlow, Salt Lake City, Utah, Rachel (Steven) Burdge, Orlando, Fla., Carl (Marilyn) Berg, Oregon, Jeanne (James) Martin, Frankfort, Ky., and Daniel (Rhonda) Berg, Gallup, N.M.; 12 grandchildren: Arianne Harlow, Sean Harlow, Kim Burdge, Stephanie Brummerstat, Jon Burdge, Steve Burdge, Adam Berg, Aaron Berg, Eric Berg, Michael Martin, Hillary Berg, and Anders Berg; 12 great-grandchildren; a sister, Fern Baard, Madison, Wis.; and many nieces, nephews, cousins, and good friends. In addition to Albin and Harold, Jane is preceded in death by her parents, Carl and Florence Hammerstrom; infant sister, Rachel Helen; and granddaughter, Mandy Sutherlin.

Funeral services were held Aug. 20 at the Atlas United Methodist Church, Atlas, Wis. Memorials can be made to the Atlas United Methodist Church or the Franklin County Senior Center in Frankfort, Ky.

Arrangements were entrusted to the Harrod Brothers Funeral Home, Frankfort, Ky.  Online condolences can be made to hbfh@harrodbrothersfuneralhome.com.

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