Ruth Marlene Bergstrom

9 May, 193116 September, 2021

Ruth Marlene Bergstrom, 90, of Fairfax, Virginia died on Thursday, September 16, 2021.

She was born on May 9, 1931 in Baltimore, Maryland to Frank Mueller and Ruth Elizabeth Green. She attended Towson State University. She worked for the National Park Service at the Historic American Buildings Survey / Historic American Engineering Record in Washington D.C.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Carl Wallace “Wally” Bergstrom.

She is survived by her son, Mark Bergstrom (Mary), her daughter, Sally Stearns, and her son, Christopher Bergstrom; 4 grandsons, Michael Stearns, Christopher Stearns (Rachel), John Stearns, and Nicholas Bergstrom (Kelly); and 2 great grandsons, Isaac Stearns and Henry Stearns.

The family will receive friends from 11 am to 1 pm on Friday, September 24, 2021 at Demaine Funeral Home, 10565 Main Street, Fairfax, VA.


No public services are scheduled at this time. Receive a notification when services are updated.


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John Connors

23 September 2021

Mrs. Bergstrom was so kind to me. May she Rest In Peace.

Carolyn Cochran

23 September 2021

Dear Sally,
All of us here at Dallas Transplant Institute send our love and prayers to you and to your family.
Although this is a sad occasion, may you, and everyone gathered in remembrance of your lovely mother/grandmother, make this a time for making new memories, and celebrating the newest generation.
Your DTI Family

Mary Beth Callahan

23 September 2021

Sally, we can all hope for a child as devoted to her well-being as you were. What a gift you gave her. Knowing this is so hard, thoughts and prayers are with you.

Norma & Len Otter

20 September 2021

Marlene was our dear friend and neighbor for 35 years. We enjoyed her special talent for selecting and sending the loveliest greeting cards, especially at Christmas. Visits to chat with Marlene on a variety of topics will certainly be missed.

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