February 23, 1945 ~ January 7, 2023
Avis Leona (Berg) Sigmund, 77, passed away on January 7, 2023 at her home in Fargo, ND.
Avis was born on February 23, 1945 to Lyal Edwin Berg & Josie Mildred (Hammer) Berg at St. Francis Hospital in Breckenridge, MN. She grew up in Colfax, graduating from Colfax High School in 1963. After High School, Avis went to New York Hairstyling Academy in Fargo, ND, receiving her license in Cosmetology. Avis worked at Madonna’s Salon in Wahpeton, ND & DeLendrecies Hair Salon in Fargo, ND. Avis was united in marriage to Jacob Sigmund on March 15, 1971 in Las Vegas, NV. She has since lived in Fargo, ND, Detroit Lakes, MN, Castle Rock, CO, Ft. Collins, CO and lastly moved back to Fargo, ND. Avis was a member of Olivet Lutheran Church in Fargo, ND. She enjoyed playing tennis in younger years, and loved caring for their home, lawn, and flowers. In later years, Avis enjoyed learning and playing bridge. The gatherings held at their Detroit Lakes lake home were very special times- especially for family.
Avis is survived by her sister Ione (Robert) Wiltsey of Hawley, MN; brother Allen (Debbie) Berg of Fargo, ND, nieces & nephew-Melissa, Ashley (Ben) Myhre, and Michael, and 4 great nieces and nephews ; sister Sandra (Terry) Evenson-Hagen of Bemidji, MN, daughter Sarah Evenson, and daughter Abby, Jennifer Tomlinson and son Levi, and Kelly Evenson with Avis’s little dog, Kota of Tacoma, WA; brother Loren (Dana) Berg of Casper, WY, niece Rachel (Lorenzo) Garcia & great niece Luci of Casper, WY; Avis was stepmother to 5 children with 3 remaining: Heidi (Tim) Flynn, Arvada, CO & 2 step-grandsons Patrick and Colin, and 5 step-great-grandchildren; Jake Sigmund, Denver, CO, and Linda Sigmund & step-niece Celina, El Paso, TX. Avis is also survived by 2 brothers-in-law Wilhelm (Polly) Sigmund of AZ, and children;. Rudy (Jill) Sigmund of Fargo, ND and children, Lydia, Reed, Robin & Emily and families. Avis is also survived by lifelong friend Marian Sauvageau of Fargo, ND.
Loved ones that preceded Avis in death include her husband, Jacob Sigmund, parents, Lyal and Josie Berg, Son Jon Sigmund, brother-in-law Karl Sigmund of Fargo, ND, stepchildren Mark Sigmund and Suzy
Sigmund of El Paso, TX