Iona J Berger

Born on July 17, 1920

GOLIAD - Iona Jank Berger, of Goliad passed away May 17, 2013. She was born July 17, 1920 in Ander, Tx to Julia and Gus Jank. Iona was married to O G Berger for sixty years. She is preceeded in death by parents, husband, two brothers; Alton and J Gus (Iris) and Grandchild Julia.
She is survived by her brother Allen L Jank (Ruby) and sister Pearl (Judy) Caldwell (John), her adopted children; Christy and James, Grandchildren; Carl and Brittney, and many nieces and nephews.
Iona was a talented seamstress, her husband had a leather shop in Goliad and later in Sequin. Iona did handbags, jackets and helped her husband with saddles and belts. She and her husband built three homes and a business building in Goliad which is still being used today.
She was active in St John's Lutheran Church womens group and in the Goliad Garden Club. The last seven years were spent in La Bahia Nursing Home in Goliad.
Funeral Services will be 10:30 am on Wednesday, May 22, 2013 at St John's Lutheran Church of Goliad with burial to follow at Glendale Cemetery.
Those who wish to contribute to a memorial Fund, we suggest St. John's Lutheran Church, Goliad.



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