Bette DeBerg

Dec 13, 2017
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Mass of Christian Burial: 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, December 19, 2017 at Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church


4:00 to 7:00 p.m. Monday, December 18, 2017 at Locke Funeral Home with a 4:00 p.m. Rosary and 6:30 Vigil service; also for one hour prior to services at the church


Mount Olivet Cemetery, Waterloo, Iowa


Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church or Cedar Valley Hospice


Bette DeBerg, 92, of Waterloo died at ManorCare Health Services Wednesday, December 13, 2017.


She was born May 31, 1925 in Buckeye, Iowa daughter of Emmett and Theresa Rima Glass.


Bette married Donald DeBerg on April 3, 1948 at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Waterloo; he preceded her in death on June 20, 2007.


She graduated in 1943 from St. Mary's Catholic High School in Waterloo and played on the St. Mary's Green Peppers Basketball Team. Bette was a telephone operator at Northwestern Bell for many years. She later was the bookkeeper for the family’s business, DeBerg Oil Company. Bette was a member of Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church.


She is survived by her two sons: Dennis (Renee) DeBerg of St. Cloud, Florida, and Barry DeBerg of Waterloo; 3 grandchildren: Abbie DeBerg of Panama City Beach, Florida, Jacob DeBerg of Moscow, Russia, and Jamie DeBerg of Clarksville, IA; a brother: Eldon “Sonny” Glass of Waterloo, IA; and a sister: Nancy Wolfe of Crystal Lake, IL.


Bette is preceded by: her parents; husband, Don; a brother, Gerald Glass; a sister-in-law, Mary Glass; a brother-in-law, Dick Wolfe; a niece, Julie Wiederin, and a nephew, Steven Wolfe.

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  1. Laurene Schmit Weiers | Dec 18, 2017

    My sympathy to Bette's family, and especially to Sonny.  My fondest thoughts and happy memories recall many years of a close friendship with Bette and our three friends during our high school years at St. Mary's, as well as after graduation.  She is at peace.

  2. Carrie Zweibohmer (Jacoby) | Dec 17, 2017
    Sending my deepest sympathy to the DeBerg family. I remember as a little girl stopping at Don and Bettes house with my parents (Donna Jacoby and Bud Eggleston.) They would always have cheetos for me in the can!!! The best cheetos a little girl could of ever wanted. May Bette be reunited with Don and RIP. 
  3. St. Mary's High School Alumni | Dec 17, 2017
    Our deepest sympathy to Bette's family and friends.

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