SEAVIEW - Jennifer Ann "Jenny" Bergeson, 16, died Nov. 13, 2002 at her Seaview residence. The daughter of Deborah Bergeson, she was born May 18, 1986 in Portland.
She lived in Portland, Milwaukie, Lebanon, Gresham and Sherwood, Ore. Three years ago she moved to the Long Beach Peninsula where she attended Ilwaco Middle School and currently was a junior at Ilwaco High School.
She loved her dog "Lucky" and cat "Purdee" dearly. She was active in high school sports. She played junior varsity and varsity volleyball and softball and had lettered in wrestling and was a star athlete. She also sang with the school choir. She recently began surfing at Waikiki Beach; she had enjoyed swimming since she was a year old.
Loving and caring, she had many friends locally all over Oregon and on the Internet. She was her mother's best friend and "sister" and they shared many good times watching movies and eating peanut butter cups. She also loved to sing and dance and will be missed by all who knew and loved her.
Besides her mother she is survived by grandparents Jerry and Judy Bergeson of Ocean Park; step-father John Rohrer of Seaview; uncle Michael Bergeson of Scappoose, Ore.; great-grandmother Frances Edward of Portland and many other members of her extended family.
Funeral service was Monday, Nov. 18 at Ilwaco Community Church.
Graveside service followed at Ilwaco Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to the Ilwaco High School Athletic Fund in care of Penttila's Chapel by The Sea, P.O. Box 417, Long Beach, WA 98631.