Member Jan Berg’s Memorial Service September 27

Mary Janice “Jan” Reid Berg, 87, died on Thursday, September 18, at the Aase Haugen Home where she had been a resident in recent years. A Celebration of Life memorial service is at 11:00 am, Saturday, September 27, at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church with visitation beginning at 10:00. Rev. Richard Simon Hanson will officiate. A luncheon will follow the service in the church’s Fellowship Hall. A private family inurnment at Phelps Cemetery will be held at a later date. Jan and her husband, Warren (1924-2012), and children Paula, Kristin, Kari, Jon Torger, and Erik, were Charter Members of Good Shepherd. From the time of its founding in 1958, the family was deeply involved in the life and leadership of the congregation. To all who knew them – their family, the Luther College and Decorah communities, Scandinavian educators, and the Good Shepherd congregation – Jan and Warren were an enduring team.  The full obituary can be found at and