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Lillian J. Berghaus

 Berghaus, Lillian

Lillian Jessie Berghaus passed away on Saturday, July 30, 2016 at the age of 90.  She was born March 31, 1926 Lillian Jessie Bateman in Innisfail Alberta Canada.  She married Darrell Berghaus January 10, 1947.  They moved to Waterloo, Iowa where she was active as a wife, mother of two children, and homemaker.  Lillian will be remembered for her wonderful cooking and baking as well as her love of creating beautiful embroidery work and ceramics. She had a love for camping, fishing, feeding the stray cats, as well as spending time with her brothers and sisters. Lillian is survived by her two children, Gayle Jones of Cave Creek, AZ and Dale Berghaus (Susie) of Gilbert, AZ, 4 grandchildren, 5 great grandchildren, 2 brothers, and 3 sisters.  Lillian was preceded in death by her husband, Darrell Berghaus, a grandson, Christopher Berghaus, and 3 brothers. Memorials may be directed to Hospice of the Valley. Condolences can be mailed to 3492 S. Arroyo Lane, Gilbert, AZ  85297. Services will be held Friday, August 5, 2016 at Bueler Mortuary, Chandler, AZ.  There will be a viewing at 10:00 AM followed by a memorial service at 11:00 AM with burial at City of Mesa Cemetery, Mesa, AZ.


  • Ruth Rutley Posted August 4, 2016 8:23 PM

    Her family will miss her greatly. Although she lived in Waterloo,Iowa and then Mesa, Az. we have always been connected and especially the years we spent in Mesa enjoyed all our time with her. Love from her brothers and sisters Alec, Dorothy, Gwen, Ruth & Howard, and Art & Marie.

  • GB Posted August 5, 2016 8:40 AM

    Always a classy lady, never had a bad word to say about anyone.
    There was always a smile on her face and a gentleness to her voice and a wink in her eye.
    As an Aunt she was the best I could have gotten

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