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Karen Rae Berg

March 25, 2021 | 3 comments

Karen Rae Berg, 79, passed away quietly in her sleep Wednesday, March 3, 2021. She was born on March 24, 1941 to Keith and Grace Foster of Wisconsin Dells.

In her youth she enjoyed band, home economics and even won a Betty Crocker award in high school. Her entire 40 year career was spent as the administrative assistant to the president of Mautz paint, of which she was very proud.

Karen married the love of her life, Lloyd Berg and spent many happy years in Edgerton tending her flowers, gardening, snuggling with her cats. She enjoyed going to Badger football games with Lloyd, and quiet evening cocktail parties with her Pearl street neighbors. She enjoyed helping people in need and donated to many causes.

In her later years, dementia began to take control of her life. Special thanks to her friend Ray for helping and watching out for her.

Karen was preceded in death by her beloved husband, Lloyd, and her parents, Keith and Grace.

A small, immediate family graveside service is planned for this spring. Memorials can be made to your local humane society in Karen’s memory.

Coulee Region Cremation Group is assisting the family.



  1. Kay Storm

    Karen was a great neighbor in Stoughton. She loved the wildlife and often fed the sandhill cranes. She is missed here.

  2. Faye

    She was very lucky to have a family that cared for her in the later years. You looked out for her and made many trips to Stoughton for her, took her places and made sure she had everything she needed. She was a nice neighbor.

  3. Dianna Watters

    I worked with Karen for 26 years at Mautz Paint and after Mautz closed we stayed in touch. We talked on the phone and exchanged letters at Christmas. I will truly miss my friend, hopefully she received my final Christmas letter. Sending love to her family and her friend Ray.


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