Marian Viola (Anderson) Bergman, age 95 of Red Wing and formerly of Cannon Falls and Minneapolis, died peacefully at her home at Red Wing Health Center on Sunday morning, March 31, 2019.
Marian was born on January 17, 1924 in Cannon Falls Township, MN, the daughter of Fritz A. and Teckla G. (Larson) Anderson. She graduated from Cannon Falls High School in 1941 and moved to Minneapolis in 1942-43.
She was married to Lloyd L. Bergman and he later died on April 23, 1975.
She started working at General Mills making toasters, irons, waffle makers, coffee pots, and electrical mixers. She later moved in to the mechanical division where she built computers. At age 65, she went back to school to become a nursing assistant. She was employed for 20 years at Augustana Care Center in Minneapolis, working as a nursing assistant and later a volunteer, retiring at age 85. She moved back to Cannon Falls in 2014.
She is survived by her brother, Glenn Anderson of Cannon Falls; sister-in-law, Margaret “Peggy” Anderson of Cannon Falls; and many nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Lloyd; brothers, Everett, Virgil, Morris, infant Arlyn, Merle, and Darrell “Andy” Anderson; foster brother, Darrell Widholm; and sisters, infant Mae, twins, Lorena Anderson and Luella McKinley.
She will be interred next to her husband at Fort Snelling National Cemetery.