Genevieve L. (Motzig) Berger, 100, passed away peacefully Tuesday, May 4, 2021 at Harvest View in Herscher. She was born on November 26, 1920 in Essex, Illinois, the daughter of Lawrence and Matilda Motzig. She married Eldon Berger on July 27, 1941 at Trinity Lutheran Church in Herscher, where she was a lifelong member and also a member of LWML. Genevieve graduated from Herscher High School in 1938 and spent most of her lifetime on the farm in rural Buckingham. She loved playing cards and was a great bridge player, never passing on a chance to play euchre. She is survived by her sons and daughters-in-law: Wayne (Kathy) Berger of Bucking-ham and Keith (Penny) Berger of Herscher; a stepson, Jay (Hillary) Dickerson of Galena, Illinois; a step-grand- daughter Jody (Jeff Ashworth) Dickerson of Rockwell, Texas; and six step-great-grandchildren. Preceding Gen in death were her parents; husband, Eldon; and son-in-law, Ed Matherly. Memorials may be made to Trinity Lutheran Church, Herscher, or donor’s choice. Jensen Funeral Home is handling arrangements.

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