Anita Marie Berg was born September 25, 1955 at Mitchell, SD to Donald and Betty (Harris) Bartscher. She grew up near Emery and graduated from Emery High School in 1974. On September 27, 1975 she married Larry Berg. She was a cook at the Eagle’s Café in Emery for numerous years, was a day care provider at Little Learners and most recently was a babysitter in her home. She enjoyed doing crafts, sewing, cooking and spending time caring for her family and grandchildren.
She is survived by her husband, Larry; her mother, Betty Bartscher of Mitchell; two sons: Bryan Berg of Emery, James Berg and wife, Kristy of Alexandria; two daughters: Beverly Welsh and husband, Jeremiah of Centerville, Michel Roth and husband, Danny of Alexandria; four grandchildren; Caleb Hernes, Kiana Berg, Trenton Berg and Kassidie Welsh; seven brothers, Boyd Bartscher and wife, Sandy of Bridgewater, Edwin Bartscher and wife, Lynn of Brandon, Francis Bartscher of Rapid City, Gerry Bartscher of Mitchell, Karl Bartscher and wife, Kristi of Winifred, Larry Bartscher of Sioux Falls and Nick Bartscher and wife, Shannon of Mitchell; five sisters, Donna Ruden and husband, James of Emery, Ila Cunningham and husband, Doug of Mitchell, Joyce Erickson and husband, Steve of Emery, Maureen Heyd and husband, Roger of Canistota and Ona Bartscher of Emery and numerous nieces, nephews and many friends.
She was preceded in death by her father, Donald; two sisters, Cammy and Helen; grandparents, Henry and Elenor Bartscher and Fritz and Maude Harris.