Friday, December 18, 2015



ADDRESS: 389 Soumi Road, Ogema, WI; A Township of Hill, Price County resident

PLACE, DATE & TIME OF DEATH: 4:32 PM Thursday, December 17 at River Falls Area Hospital, River Falls, WI where she had been a patient for the past 1 day

TIME & PLACE OF SERVICES: 11:00 AM on Tuesday, December 22 at the Independent Apostolic Lutheran Church, 4914 Holmes Street, Ogema, WI

OFFICIATING: Rev. Ray Kovala

INTERMENT: Leavitt Creek Cemetery – Township of Hill, Price County

VISITATION: 9 AM until the time of services at 11 AM on Tuesday, December 22 at the Independent Apostolic Lutheran Church, Ogema

DATE & PLACE OF BIRTH: September 4, 1930 at Ogema

EDUCATION: Leavitt Creek School, Town of Hill

MARRIAGE: May 28, 1955 at Trinity Lutheran Church, Unity, WI to John Matthew Maatta & he preceded her in death December 1, 2003

PRINCIPLE EVENTS IN LIFE: After her marriage, she worked as a homemaker & mother. They dairy farmed in the Town of Hill for many years until retirement in 1986. Throughout her life she was a caregiver for many family members. She enjoyed fishing, puzzles, crocheting, shopping and baking.

MEMBER OF: Independent Apostolic Lutheran Church, Ogema

SURVIVING CHILDREN: 2 sons – Mark Maatta of Ogema & Robert (Julie) Maatta of Woodbury, MN; Daughter – Mary Maatta of Rhinelander

# OF LIVING GRANDCHILDREN: 2 – Elizabeth & Kayla Maatta of Woodbury, MN

SURVIVING BROTHERS/SISTERS: 2 brothers – Robert Bergman of Ogema & Ralph (Joyce) Bergman of Grand Rapids, MN
1 sister-in-law: Gladys Bergman of Ogema

BROTHERS/SISTERS DECEASED: Verna Kyllonen, Melvin & Russell Bergman; Half-Brothers/Sisters: Elma Frankki, Frans & Eino Leino, Arthur, Adolph & Bernice Bergman, Viola & Adeline D’Amico, Eleanor Nuutinen, Miriam Bush

DECEASED FATHER: Albert Bergman DECEASED MOTHER: Haydee Marie Newfors

PALLBEARERS: Randy, Scott & Dan Bergman, Paul Frankki, Curtis & Cory Kyllonen

OTHER INFORMATION: Further survived by several nieces/nephews, other friends & a host of brothers/sisters in faith
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