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Phyllis L Hamberg

March 10, 1927 — December 7, 2019

Memorial Service for Phyllis Hamberg, age 92 of Albert Lea, will be on Thursday (12/12) at 11AM at First Presbyterian Church, 308 Water St, Albert Lea. Rev. Dwight Netzer will officiate. Burial will be in Oakland Lutheran Cemetery in the spring. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service at the church on Thursday. Online condolences are welcome at

Phyllis L. Hamberg passed away on December 7, 2019 at Thorne Crest Senior Living Community.

Phyllis was born on March 10, 1927 in St. Paul, MN to Ralph and Marie (Caldwell) Parks. She graduated from Albert Lea High School. She married Archie E. Hamberg on July 22, 1945 at First Presbyterian Church in Albert Lea. Together they raised their 11 children. She worked at Cafe Don’l for many years.

In her retirement, Phyllis and Archie like to travel. They visited many of the states. In her free time, Phyllis enjoyed reading, baking, walking and going to the Dairy Queen for ice cream. She was also a big fan of Shirley Temple; having read all of the books, watched all the movies, and collected all of the dolls. Most of all she loved to spend time with family and friends.

Phyllis is survived by her children Susan (Hardy) Hyatt, John (Kathy), Sharon (Dick) Rasmussen, Darlene (Don) Rislov, Michael (Mary), Judy (Ron) Hansen, Steven (Holly), Tom (Cindy), Bill (Abbey), Pat (Bruce) Busall; 30 grandchildren; multiple great grandchildren and great-great grandchildren; daughters-in-law Christine and Penny Hamberg; brothers-in-law Don Hamberg and Al Haggen; nieces and nephews; many great nieces and nephews; numerous friends.

She was preceded in death by her husband Archie; parents Ralph and Marie; infant son David; son Jerry; daughter-in-law Jeanine; sisters-in-law Joanne Hagen and Sally Hamberg; brother-in-law Gene (Betty) Hamberg.

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Thursday, December 12, 2019

10:00 - 11:00 am (Central time)

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Funeral Service

Thursday, December 12, 2019

Starts at 11:00 am (Central time)

First Presbyterian Church

Albert Lea, MN

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