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Edith N. (Elkins) Bergen

March 12, 1929 ~ September 21, 2018 (age 89)

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Edith N. Bergen, 89 of Columbia, MO passed away on Friday, September 21, 2018.

A Celebration of Life Service will be held at 7:00 p.m., Monday, September 24, 2018, at Bach-Yager Funeral Chapel.  A funeral service will also take place in First United Methodist Church of Nixon, Texas at 2:00 p. m. on Saturday, September 29, 2018.  Burial will follow at the Nixon Cemetery.

Edith was born on March 12, 1929 in Corsicana, Texas. She moved to Hempstead, where she grew up on a farm and rode a horse to school if she missed the bus.  She was married to Marvel Lamar Skeide for 20 years. Then she was married to William “Bill” MaGee for nine years and lived in Austin, Texas.  Then she was married to Dick Bergen for seven years.  She dated Warren Lewis for 18 years and later dated Bob Borden for 5 years.  She attended many events at the Retired Officer Wives’ Club at Bergstrom.  She gathered everyone together for family holidays and celebrated with big meals.  Grandma was a very sweet person.  She enjoyed cooking, shopping and spending time with friends and loved ones.

Edith is survived by her step son, Will MaGee and her step grandchildren, Tanya Heath (David), Merrilee Barta (Jay) and Max MaGee;  great grandchildren, Brianna Heath, Jamie Barta, J. R. Barta, Phoenix McAninch-MaGee, Soleil McAninch-MaGee; niece, Judy Preston Campbell (Bob) and nephew, John M Preston (Sheryl).

She was preceded in death by her step daughter, Betty Stitt (Jim).

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