Juanita 'Rose" Berglund


Juanita "Rose" Berglund
Feb. 24, 1937 - Feb. 16, 2012

Juanita "Rose" Watson Berglund was born Feb. 24, 1937, in Walla Walla to Frank Watson Sr. and Mary Worden Watson. Rose grew up in Gardena on the family farm, attending Gardena and Touchet grade schools, graduating from Touchet High School.

She married James Berglund Sr. on Jan. 1, 1955. They raised four sons. They lived in different areas of Washington and Oregon, where employment took him. They settled in Yakima in 1963. She was a housekeeping supervisor in a hospital. After her husband's death Feb. 24, 1999, she moved to Pasco. She did volunteer work at a nursing home.

She is survived by her four sons, Richard, James Jr., Owen and Brian and their families; one sister, Betty (Bill) Lythgoe; three sisters-in-law and two brothers-in-law. She was preceded in death by her husband; her parents; four brothers, Cecil, Gene, Frank Jr. and Bill (wife Oriette); and two sisters, Lavina Meyer and Henrietta Hermans.

She was quietly laid to rest beside her husband in Yakima. xxxx


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