Elias Olai Berg new arrivalI WAS BORN: April 4, 2012, in Essentia Health-St. Mary’s Medical Center in Duluth.
Elias Olai Berg
I WAS BORN: April 4, 2012, in Essentia Health-St. Mary’s Medical Center in Duluth.
MY PARENTS ARE: Jason and Marisa Berg of Virginia.
MY BROTHER IS: Liam, 2.
MY GRANDPARENTS ARE: Dan and Marie Iverson of Two Harbors and Rick and Bev Berg of Duluth.
MY GREAT-GRANDPARENTS ARE: Walter Iverson, Roy and Betty Berg and Florence Jackson, all of Duluth, and the late Carol Iverson, Richard and Lila Lagerquist, Meredith Berg and Hilding Jackson.
MY PARENTS CHOSE THIS NAME BECAUSE: They liked the nickname “Eli” and Elias was their favorite. Olai is my great-great-grandfather’s name, and also Daddy’s middle name.
PARENTS’ WISH OR ADVICE: That you find happiness in everything you are and do; that you always smile and laugh as easily as you do now; and that you always find enjoyment in life’s simple things. Find balance, be open and be positive. Enjoy your journey for it will be exciting and amazing. Always remember how much you are loved.
SOMETHING SPECIAL: We met and fell in love with you the day you were born. We’ll always remember how you cried when you weren’t with us but could hear us and quieted down when we finally got to hold you. We’ll never forget the way you looked at us with such trust and love. We’ll love you always.