Strand, Geraldine (Bergo) 91 of Edina passed away peacefully on January 17th, 2020. Jeri graduated from the University of Minnesota with a Bachelor Science degree and devoted over 30 year teaching elementary school in Minneapolis. She married her best friend and soul mate Hal, in 1965. They spent their time together enjoying family and friends. Jeri was a world traveler visiting more than 20 countries, in 1954 she set sail on cruise that took 12 days to arrive in London and 10 days to return back home and in-between she spent 6 weeks traveling throughout Europe. In retirement she kept herself busy as a member of AAUW, Pony-Tail Conasta Group and Summer Club where she was past president. Jeri had a great sense of humor and remarkable memory; we all laughed, telling her that she remembered more about our lives than we did. Jeri was the most kind-hearted women and caring soul, she loved everyone she meet and treasured her family and friends. Preceded in death by her parents Arthur and Elva Bergo, husband, Harold W. Strand, Siblings, Allen Bergo and Marlene Porter, nephew, Todd, and great grand niece, Madison. Survived by her brother Richard (Margaret) Bergo, nephews, Brad, Jeff, Brian, John and nieces Joal, Julie, Jennifer and many grand nephews and nieces. Memorial service Friday, January 31st 2020 visitation at 2 pm service at 3 pm with reception to follow. Cremation Society of Minnesota, Edina Chapel. 7110 France Ave So, Edina, MN.