Carolyn M. Bergmark

Born: Sunday, January 9, 1921
Passed: Friday, April 14, 2017

Visitation:
4/26/2017 | 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Fred C. Olson Chapel 
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Carolyn Bergmark 96 of Rockford Illinois went to be with the Lord on April 13th, 2017. She was at the Gardens of Scottsdale in Scottsdale Arizona with her loving children by her side. Carolyn was born to Carl and Ebba (Westerberg) Anderson on January 9th, 1921. The daughter of Swedish immigrants she was so proud of her Swedish heritage. It was important to her to pass down those traditions of Swedish food and gifts to her children and grandchildren. Carolyn graduated from Central High School and attended Browns Business College where she studied accounting. Carolyn married her beloved husband Al in 1945. She loved him dearly for 63 years until his passing in 2007. She worked as a bookkeeper at "The House of Lindberg" furniture store and then for many years with Dr. Hans Willuhn. Carolyn and family loved spending time in Eagle River, Wisconsin at the cottage which her father built in 1946. After retirement winters were spent in their home in Sun City, Arizona near children and grandchildren. She is survived by her daughter Joan (Larry) Jarnagin, son Brad Bergmark, granddaughters Kirsten (Matt) Rinzler, Jennifer (Dave) Murphy, Heidi (Mark) Ashworth, Tiffany (Chris) Spiekerman all of Phoenix. Carolyn was also blessed to have 5 great grandsons and 5 great granddaughters.
A visitation is planned at Olson Funeral Home, Wednesday April 26th from 4-6 pm. A family burial service at Scandinavian Cemetery will be held Wednesday morning.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be sent in her name to Hospice of the Valley, 1510 E. Flower Street, Phoenix, Arizona 85014.



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