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Our dear Brokie Berit has died
« on: March 24, 2022, 05:40:01 pm »

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Re: Our dear Brokie Berit has died
« Reply #1 on: March 24, 2022, 05:42:02 pm »
Sonja has heard from Berit's husband Esbjorn that she died yesterday, from complications of bile duct cancer.  Apparently she was working full time just three months ago. 

She certainly was a true-blue Brokie, and greatly loved life and especially her family. 

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Re: Our dear Brokie Berit has died
« Reply #2 on: March 24, 2022, 06:07:08 pm »
I can't find the right words. I'm so, so shocked.


I will miss you, Berit.  :'(

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Re: Our dear Brokie Berit has died
« Reply #3 on: March 24, 2022, 06:38:39 pm »
Esbj?rn told med that the cancer was diagnosed only two months ago.

It was inoperable, but she received treatment and they were hoping she'd get more time.

Esbj?rn has access to her FB page, so if you want to you can write a message for him and their children there.

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Re: Our dear Brokie Berit has died
« Reply #4 on: March 24, 2022, 07:13:17 pm »
Sad news. My heart goes out to her family.
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Re: Our dear Brokie Berit has died
« Reply #5 on: March 24, 2022, 07:39:36 pm »
This is so sad.   Sending love to her family and friends.

Berit, I was hoping to see you again in the future, I enjoyed meeting you, you were a wonderful person.


Tell him when l come up to him and ask to play the record, l'm gonna say: ''Voulez-vous jouer ce disque?''
'Voulez-vous, will you kiss my dick?'
Will you play my record? One-track mind!

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Re: Our dear Brokie Berit has died
« Reply #6 on: March 24, 2022, 07:41:07 pm »
Oh no! This is a major shock. I'm glad Esbjorn let us know. She was just posting on Facebook recently. I met them in Arizona. Please let us know how we could honor her. She has children too, doesn't she?  :'( :'( :'(
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Re: Our dear Brokie Berit has died
« Reply #7 on: March 24, 2022, 08:06:10 pm »
Oh no! This is a major shock. I'm glad Esbjorn let us know. She was just posting on Facebook recently. I met them in Arizona. Please let us know how we could honor her. She has children too, doesn't she?  :'( :'( :'(

Yes, she was very devoted to her children, Hanna and Gustav.

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Re: Our dear Brokie Berit has died
« Reply #8 on: March 24, 2022, 11:37:34 pm »
I'm so sorry to hear this. I didn't get to meet Berit, though her name is certainly familiar. Deepest condolences to her family and to all the Brokies who knew her.



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Re: Our dear Brokie Berit has died
« Reply #9 on: March 25, 2022, 12:40:57 pm »
I'm so sorry to hear this. I didn't get to meet Berit, though her name is certainly familiar. Deepest condolences to her family and to all the Brokies who knew her.

You echo my sentiments exactly.

My deepest condolences.

Vila i frid, Berit.

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Re: Our dear Brokie Berit has died
« Reply #10 on: March 27, 2022, 07:02:42 pm »



L to R:  CellarDweller (Chuck),  Aloysius J. Gleek (John), Berit, Sophytofu (Sophia), Meryl


Tell him when l come up to him and ask to play the record, l'm gonna say: ''Voulez-vous jouer ce disque?''
'Voulez-vous, will you kiss my dick?'
Will you play my record? One-track mind!

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Re: Our dear Brokie Berit has died
« Reply #11 on: March 27, 2022, 07:03:13 pm »

The Swedish Contingent!




Tell him when l come up to him and ask to play the record, l'm gonna say: ''Voulez-vous jouer ce disque?''
'Voulez-vous, will you kiss my dick?'
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Re: Our dear Brokie Berit has died
« Reply #12 on: March 27, 2022, 07:07:41 pm »
02/01/2014 - Brokeback Opera in Madrid






PetterG's friend, Rosa56 (Rosa), MaineGirl (Sue), Monika, Cally (Sara), Mr. S., IngmarNiceBbMt (Ingmar), Dahlia (Daniela), MiaIsland (Mia), SouthEndMD (Paul), Sason (Sonja), Penthesilea (Chrissi), Gwylion (Donna), BayCityJohn (John), Meryl, Berit, PetterG (Petter)   


Tell him when l come up to him and ask to play the record, l'm gonna say: ''Voulez-vous jouer ce disque?''
'Voulez-vous, will you kiss my dick?'
Will you play my record? One-track mind!

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Re: Our dear Brokie Berit has died
« Reply #13 on: March 27, 2022, 07:09:02 pm »
10/24/2015 - Loft Film Festival, Tucson Az.







Back:  SouthEndMD (Paul), Berit, David Strachan, EDelMar (Adam), Gail
Middle:  Sason (Sonja), Meryl, PTannen (Pete), Esbj?rn (Berit's husband), KillersMom (Linda), DejaVu (Debbie)
Kneeling:  Front-Ranger (Lee), WLAGuy (Joe), Ernie (Joe's partner)



Tell him when l come up to him and ask to play the record, l'm gonna say: ''Voulez-vous jouer ce disque?''
'Voulez-vous, will you kiss my dick?'
Will you play my record? One-track mind!

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Re: Our dear Brokie Berit has died
« Reply #14 on: March 28, 2022, 03:01:11 pm »
Lovely pictures, Chuck.

Good memories indeed, all the wonderful brokiemeets where Berit was with us all.

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Re: Our dear Brokie Berit has died
« Reply #15 on: March 28, 2022, 09:09:13 pm »
What great photos, Chuck! I would go through and see how many I could name based on either meeting them in person or seeing their photos. There were always a couple I missed and found by reading your captions.

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Re: Our dear Brokie Berit has died
« Reply #16 on: March 29, 2022, 10:37:53 am »
 :'( :-*
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Re: Our dear Brokie Berit has died
« Reply #17 on: March 29, 2022, 06:26:16 pm »
There were a few I saw that Chrissi had posted, but they now have the "YouTube" logo across them, so I didn't quote them here.

Chrissi, if you would like, you can send them to me, and I'll save them to my paid account, and then post them here.


Tell him when l come up to him and ask to play the record, l'm gonna say: ''Voulez-vous jouer ce disque?''
'Voulez-vous, will you kiss my dick?'
Will you play my record? One-track mind!

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Re: Our dear Brokie Berit has died
« Reply #18 on: April 03, 2022, 03:31:13 am »
There were a few I saw that Chrissi had posted, but they now have the "YouTube" logo across them, so I didn't quote them here.

Chrissi, if you would like, you can send them to me, and I'll save them to my paid account, and then post them here.


Will do. Send me a PM with your email address, willya? Thank you!

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Re: Our dear Brokie Berit has died
« Reply #19 on: April 04, 2022, 10:19:45 pm »

Some more pics, thanks to Chrissi!





Chrissi (Penthesilea) and Berit


Tell him when l come up to him and ask to play the record, l'm gonna say: ''Voulez-vous jouer ce disque?''
'Voulez-vous, will you kiss my dick?'
Will you play my record? One-track mind!

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Re: Our dear Brokie Berit has died
« Reply #20 on: April 04, 2022, 10:20:48 pm »



Berit and Annie (Baby's Any)


Tell him when l come up to him and ask to play the record, l'm gonna say: ''Voulez-vous jouer ce disque?''
'Voulez-vous, will you kiss my dick?'
Will you play my record? One-track mind!

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Re: Our dear Brokie Berit has died
« Reply #21 on: April 04, 2022, 10:23:46 pm »


Dana (Wyomen), Berit,  Esbj?rn (Berit's husband), Laura Gigs, Chrissi (Penthesilea), Monika (BuffyMon), Monica (Love 'Em Boys), David.


Tell him when l come up to him and ask to play the record, l'm gonna say: ''Voulez-vous jouer ce disque?''
'Voulez-vous, will you kiss my dick?'
Will you play my record? One-track mind!

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Re: Our dear Brokie Berit has died
« Reply #22 on: April 04, 2022, 10:24:30 pm »



Berit and Sue (MaineGirl)


Tell him when l come up to him and ask to play the record, l'm gonna say: ''Voulez-vous jouer ce disque?''
'Voulez-vous, will you kiss my dick?'
Will you play my record? One-track mind!

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Re: Our dear Brokie Berit has died
« Reply #23 on: April 04, 2022, 10:25:16 pm »



Berit, John Gallagher, Monika
« Last Edit: April 06, 2022, 12:00:34 am by CellarDweller »


Tell him when l come up to him and ask to play the record, l'm gonna say: ''Voulez-vous jouer ce disque?''
'Voulez-vous, will you kiss my dick?'
Will you play my record? One-track mind!

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Re: Our dear Brokie Berit has died
« Reply #24 on: April 05, 2022, 11:36:29 am »
What great photos! Thank you!
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Re: Our dear Brokie Berit has died
« Reply #25 on: April 05, 2022, 01:36:18 pm »


Edit by Chrissi:
Berit checking the internet in my dining room. This was in 2011, when Brokies met in Bochum to hear the short story read out loud in a planetarium, above us the same night sky as Ennis and Jack saw it in summer 1963. A couple of Brokies stayed a my place before the Bochum meet, and Lynne stayed for a few days after the Bochum meet.
« Last Edit: April 06, 2022, 03:23:43 am by Penthesilea »


Tell him when l come up to him and ask to play the record, l'm gonna say: ''Voulez-vous jouer ce disque?''
'Voulez-vous, will you kiss my dick?'
Will you play my record? One-track mind!

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Re: Our dear Brokie Berit has died
« Reply #26 on: April 05, 2022, 01:37:00 pm »



Edit by Chrissi:
Left to right_ Ulli (a German Brokie), Berit, Kerstin and Monika enjoying breakfast before driving to Bochum.
« Last Edit: April 06, 2022, 03:24:05 am by Penthesilea »


Tell him when l come up to him and ask to play the record, l'm gonna say: ''Voulez-vous jouer ce disque?''
'Voulez-vous, will you kiss my dick?'
Will you play my record? One-track mind!

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Re: Our dear Brokie Berit has died
« Reply #27 on: April 05, 2022, 01:37:56 pm »



Edit by Chrissi:
Left to right: Kerstin, Kelda, Monika, Fabienne, Berit, Dawn, Ulli
Front, kneeling: Sophia and Lynne

« Last Edit: April 06, 2022, 03:25:37 am by Penthesilea »


Tell him when l come up to him and ask to play the record, l'm gonna say: ''Voulez-vous jouer ce disque?''
'Voulez-vous, will you kiss my dick?'
Will you play my record? One-track mind!

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Re: Our dear Brokie Berit has died
« Reply #28 on: April 05, 2022, 02:22:26 pm »
Wonderful pictures!

Berit was a real Brokie, through and through.

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Re: Our dear Brokie Berit has died
« Reply #29 on: April 06, 2022, 01:58:07 pm »
Thank you Chuckie for helping me out and posting my photos here  :-*


Losing our dear Berit is still shocking. It was so sudden, just a few days prior she was posting on facebook.
 Monika and I are planning a trip up north in June and our starting and end point will be Berit's home town on northern Sweden. I had talked to my hubby about meeting up with Berit just a day or two before the sad news. :'(

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Re: Our dear Brokie Berit has died
« Reply #30 on: April 06, 2022, 02:15:52 pm »
Monika and I are planning a trip up north in June and our starting and end point will be Berit's home town on northern Sweden.

That will be bittersweet.  :'(  :-*
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