A celebration of life for Sally Hamberg, age 77 of Albert Lea will be held at 2:00 pm, Wednesday, May 30, 2012 at the Bayview/Freeborn Funeral Chapel. The Rev. Todd Walsh will officiate. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service at Bayview.
Sally died on Saturday, May 26, 2012 at St. Mary’s Hospital in Rochester.
SallyAnn Hamberg was born on December 13, 1934 in Austin, the daughter of Harry and Theresa (Hour) Dugan. She grew up in Austin, Olivia, and Albert Lea; graduating from Albert Lea High School. On March 15, 1953, Sally was married to Donald Hamberg at the Oakland Lutheran Church. Sally was a member of Grace Lutheran Church in Albert Lea. She worked as a forklift operator in the shipping department at Streater’s for over 29 years. After her retirement, Sally worked part-time in security at Diamond Jo Casino. She enjoyed bowling, gambling, spending time outside on her John Deere mower, watching wrestling, supporting the Minnesota Twins and Vikings, and spending time with her grandkids. Sally enjoyed talking and loved to visit with people. Blessed be her memory.
Survivors include her husband Donald, her children Jim (Jane) Hamberg and their son Jim (J.J.), Debbie Hamberg and her daughter Karizma, and Tammy Hamberg and her son Jake; sisters Jackie Morfit and Pam Etchitson; and many nieces, nephews, and friends.
Sally was preceded in death by her parents, her brother Terry Dean and her sister Patsy.