THE CITY REBORN FROM THE ASHES OF AMERICA'S MOST DISASTROUS FOREST FIRE
Mildred J. Berman
Issue Date: November 22, 2017
Mildred J. (Zeitler) Berman, 84, of Peshtigo, went to her eternal home Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017 at Rennes Health and Rehab Center-West.
She was born June 17, 1933 in Pound WI to Arthur and Esther (White) Zeitler. Mildred, the only girl of 10 children, grew up on the family farm in Pound and graduated from Coleman High School. She married the love of her life, J.F Dale Berman on June 7, 1952. She resided in Peshtigo most of her married life.
She was a member of the Good Shepherd Lutheran Church having served as a Sunday School teacher and being a member of the Ladies Aid. Millie was a proud 60 year member of the American Legion Auxiliary. She was the bookkeeper for the former Peshtigo Shell gas station for many years which was owned by her husband.
Mildred is survived by her faithful husband of 65 years and four daughters- Catherine (Keith) Malmstadt of Holland, MI, Corrine Mayer of Dousman, WI, Jean (Dr. Daniel) Chantz of Allison Park, PA and Mary (Shapour) Arami of St. Charles, IL.
Grandchildren include Jarrid (Danielle) Berman, Jamie (Scott) Bloch, Katie Malmstadt, Robert Malmstadt, Paul Mayer III, Tim Mayer, John (Molly) Mayer, Marie Mayer, Caroline Chantz, Melissa Chantz, Jonathan Chantz, Emily Chantz, Samantha Chantz, James Chantz, Saydie (David) Downs, Sara Arami, and Arman Arami. Great grandchildren include Morgan and Megan Bloch, and Kai Edmonds and Brody Bukauskas.
She was preceded in death by a son James.
Millie's greatest joys were being a good wife, homemaker and raising her 5 children. She will be remembered for her bountiful meals, hospitality and great stories.
Visitation took place Tuesday, Nov. 21 from 3 p.m. until 7 p.m. at Berth and Rosenthal Funeral Home in Peshtigo. Visitation continued at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church in Peshtigo on Wednesday, Nov. 22 from 10 AM until the time of service at 11AM. Pastor David Murphy officiated Burial took place at the Riverside Cemetery in Peshtigo. The family extends a special thank you to the Staff of RHC West and Tom and Joanne Termaat for their loving care. Mildred -Well done, good and faithful servant.