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Norma Jean Berglin, 81, of Lincoln, died
Sunday, Aug. 17, 2008, at 9:15 p.m. at Abraham Lincoln Memorial
Visitation will be from 3 to 7 p.m. Friday at
Fricke-Calvert-Schrader Funeral Home in Lincoln. Her funeral will be
at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at the funeral home, with the Rev. Dr. Robert
Burial will be in New Union Cemetery.
retired from Springfield Clinic, where she was a
medical file clerk. She had also done clerical work
at Ball Incon, Glenn Pontiac, Avery & Comstock, and
She was born March 7, 1927, in Lincoln to Harold
R. and Wilma A. Shay Ritchhart. She married Jack
Berglin on March 10, 1946, in Lincoln. He preceded
her in death on April 8, 1974.
She is survived by her children, Judy K. (and
Ted) Awe of Lincoln, Jerry A. (and Mary) Berglin of
Lincoln, John W. (and Beth) Berglin of Des Moines,
Iowa, Janice L. (and Don) Sielaff of Lincoln, H. Jay
Berglin (and Kalyn) of Lincoln and Joseph M. (and
Norma) Berglin of Bryceville, Fla.; one brother,
Ronald Ritchhart of Lincoln; three sisters, Nancy
(and Richard) Treatch of Middletown, Patricia (and
Vernon) Lockenour of Lincoln and Janet "Pete" (and
John) Smiley of Lincoln; two sisters-in-law, Mackie
Ritchhart of Springfield and Shirley Ritchhart of
Lincoln; 10 grandchildren; five great-grandchildren;
and many nieces and nephews.
She was also preceded in death by three brothers,
Robert, Aaron "Swede" and Jack Ritchhart.
She was a member of Women of the Moose, Cronin
Brothers Veterans of Foreign Wars Ladies Auxiliary
and Lincoln Women's Bowling Association. She was an
avid fan of the Cubs.
Memorials may be made to Abraham Lincoln
Healthcare Foundation or the donor's choice.
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