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Berdette H. Teigland, 91

Nov 3, 2019

Berdette Teigland

(Blue Earth) Berdette Teigland, age 91, of Blue Earth passed away Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2019, at the United Hospital District in Blue Earth. A memorial service was held Thursday, Oct. 31 at Trinity Lutheran Church, Rev. Dr. Jeanette Bidne officiated. Burial was at Riverside Cemetery.

Berdette Henry Teigland was born March 19, 1928 on the family farm near Delavan, the son of Lewis and Minnie (Oberdick) Teigland. He was baptized, confirmed and married at the Lutheran Church in Delavan. He attended school in Delavan and graduated with the class of 1947.

He served two years in the United States Army during the Korean Conflict. In October of 1950 he started work at the Blue Earth Farmers Elevator and was employed there for 39 years. On March 15, 1952 he married Julienne Weyhrauch.

Berdette enjoyed pitching horse shoes, playing cards and going to auctions. He was a regular at McDonalds coffee hour exchanging stories. He was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church in Blue Earth and a member of the American Legion Post 89.

He is survived by his loving wife, Julienne; four daughters, Brenda (Kenneth) Gholson, of Lawton, Oklahoma, Arla Teigland, of Blue Earth, Cary (Paul) Albers, of St. Peter and Denise (David) Pfaffinger of Blue Earth; four grandchildren, Jessica McKenna (Stephen Adkins), Allan (Jennifer) Humphrey, Jeffrey (Emily) Pfaffinger, Rachel (Dusty) Cole, Scott, Keli, Justin and Jeffrey Gholson; 10 great-grandchildren; sister-in-law, Mildred; as well as other extended family and close friends.

Berdette is preceded in death by his parents; sisters, Iona and Arleen; brothers, James Teigland, Loren (Bud) Teigland and his twin brother, Herb Teigland; sisters-in-law, Betty Malmanger and Lillian Hanna; and brothers-in-law Earl Weyhrauch and Wesley Weyhrauch.