Marilyn E. Alberg, age 82, of Annandale, died peacefully on Friday, October 11, 2019.
Funeral Services will be held 11:30 a.m on Tuesday, October 15, 2019 at Dingmann Funeral Care Chapel, Annandale with Deacon Ron Freeman officiating. Burial will follow at Pleasant View Cemetery, Annandale. Visitation will begin at 10:30 a.m. on Tuesday at the funeral home.
Marilyn Elaine Alberg was born July 9, 1937 in St. Cloud, Minnesota the only child to Chester and Carolyn (Geardink) Sparks. Marilyn grew up in Annandale where she attended school. While in school, she was active in athletics, competing in track, volleyball and a member of the cheerleading squad. She graduated from Annandale High School in 1956. On September 7, 1957 she was united in marriage to Charles P. Alberg at St. Ignatius Catholic Church. They made Annandale their home, where they raised their three children. In addition to providing a loving home for her family, Marilyn also worked as an aid for the Annandale Schools and served as the sexton for Woodlawn Cemetery. Marilyn also volunteered her time and talents to her church and community organizations. Since 1976, she and Chuck, along with their family and friends enjoyed their time at their cabins near Outing. She liked being outdoors and the various lake recreation activities. She looked forward to coffee with the ladies and tending to her gardens. Marilyn delighted in preparing food and entertaining for various holidays and gatherings. She truly was the "hostess with the mostess”. Above all, Marilyn cherished the time she was able to spend with her dear family.
Marilyn is survived by her children, Steve (Kelleen) of Buffalo, Greg (Mary) of South Haven, and Julia (John) Barrett of Annandale; 5 grandchildren, Andy Alberg, Jillian Post, Kaitlyn Alberg, Lindsay Hoefer, and Brianna Arns; 5 great grandchildren, Gwen & Wade Post, Barrett & Jocelyn Hoefer, and Waylon Arns; and other family members and friends. She was preceded in death by her parents, Chester & Carolyn; husband, Chuck; and great granddaughter, Julia Jo Arns.
Steve Alberg, Greg Alberg, John Barrett, Andy Alberg, Jason Post, Justin Hoefer, and John Arns will serve as pallbearers. Arrangements entrusted to Dingmann Funeral Care Burial & Cremation Services of Annandale.
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