Elizabeth M. Colberg, age 90, of Cosmos, Minnesota, passed away on Tuesday, October 25, 2023, at her home.
Funeral Service will be held on Wednesday, November 1, 2023, at 11:00 A.M. at Peace Lutheran Church in Cosmos, with interment in the Cosmos Community Cemetery in Cosmos.
Visitation will be held one hour prior to the service at the church.
Elizabeth Marie Colberg was born on March 13, 1933, in St. Paul, Minnesota. She was the daughter of Joseph and Ruth (Meacham) Clark. Elizabeth was baptized as an infant and was later confirmed in her faith on June 2nd 1946. She received her education in St. Paul.
On July 17th 1970, Elizabeth was united in marriage to Leslie Colberg, in Brookings SD. Elizabeth and Les shared 27 years of marriage prior to the passing of Les in 2003.
In 1967, Elizabeth moved from St. Paul to Lake Lillian, Minnesota. She then moved to Cosmos, Minnesota, for a short time before moving to Willow Lake, South Dakota in 1974. Elizabeth moved back to Cosmos in 1994.
Elizabeth was employed at Chef Ready Foods, Schmidt Farms, and drove a semi truck with her husband, Les. Elizabeth was a member of the Senior Center in Cosmos.
Elizabeth loved animals and taking care of her plants. She also enjoyed camping, reading, garage saling, and playing Yahtzee, Phase 10, and cribbage. Elizabeth especially enjoyed spending time with her family, grandchildren and friends.
Elizabeth passed away on Wednesday, October 25, 2023, surrounded by her family at her home in Cosmos, at the age of 90.
Blessed be her memory.
Elizabeth is survived by her:
Children, Delores “Dee” Kessler and her husband, Wayne of Atwater, MN,
Jerry Verdon and his wife, Terry of Cosmos, MN,
Peter Verdon and his partner, Sandy Johnson of Lake Lillian, MN, Karen Schultz and her husband, Bill of South Haven, MN,
Sherri Eischens and her husband, Tim of Glencoe, MN,
Jeff Verdon and his wife, Brenda of Willow Lake, SD, Kathy Kuntz and her husband, Mike of Oklahoma;
16 Grandchildren; 45 Great-grandchildren; 12 Great-great-grandchildren;
Brothers, Dick Clark of Naples, FL,
Bob Clark and his wife, Janis of Las Vegas, NV;
Many nieces, nephews, and friends.
Elizabeth is preceded in death by her Parents, Joseph and Ruth Clark; Husband, Leslie Colberg; Daughter, Kathleen Verdon; Sons, Steven Verdon, Robert Verdon; Grandson, Cody Verdon; Granddaughter, Elizabeth Schultz; Brothers, Don Clark, Ed Clark; Sisters, Ann Hutchinson; Sandy Myhre.