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Mary Beth Miller-Bergman

Mary Beth Miller-Bergman
  • August 20, 1962 - October 3, 2019
  • Chicago

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Mary Beth Miller-Bergman

August 20, 1962 - October 3, 2019

Mary Miller-Bergman, with her gracious and compassionate spirit, had the
effect of making people feel lighter, seen and known. Although she was an
astute financial professional, her unwavering commitment and deep devotion
to her family and her strong conviction that all people matter, will be her
most beautiful legacy.

Mary Miller-Bergman was born in Moorhead, Minnesota to Gerald and Barbara
Johanneson. Growing up, she called many places home, including Minnesota,
North Dakota, Montana, Colorado and Illinois. She was an identical twin and
had three brothers. Mary was a lover of ballet, jazz and tap dancing growing
up, dedicated to academics, and captain of her cheerleading team.

She attended the University of Illinois Champaign-Urbana, where she earned a
B.S. degree in Finance and achieved high honors. There she met her first
husband Todd Miller, with whom she had three children, Kiley, Jenna and
Cameron. They raised their children together in Wilmette and Winnetka,

After earning her undergraduate degree, Mary worked in litigation
consulting. She then went on to earn an MBA in Finance from the University
of Chicago, and from there took a job at NutraSweet in marketing and
corporate strategy. In 2012, Mary became a Certified Financial Planner (CFP)
and founded Hanover Hill Wealth Advisors, an independent wealth management
firm. She served for several years on the board of the Juvenile Protective
Association in Chicago.

Mary met Jud Bergman, Chairman and CEO of Envestnet, in 2006, and the two
married in 2010. Their first date was on Jud's sailboat, and they quickly
fell in love. Mary and Jud were partners in every sense, connected through
their careers and through their shared passion to enjoy the beautiful
details of life.

Mary lived an extraordinary life. She felt most joyful picking fresh produce
from the garden in Barrington, going through the Chicago locks on the river,
and taking long bike rides with family. She was particularly moved by art,
attending many galleries and exhibits, and acquiring a unique collection.
She had impeccable taste and style and an ability to curate beautiful
moments, with a keen eye for intimate details.

Mary was predeceased by her mother Barbara Drobick and is survived by her
father and stepmother, Gerald and Gayle Johanneson, three children: Kiley,
Jenna and Cameron Miller, four stepchildren: Elliot, Elise, Natalie and
Bennet Bergman, three grandchildren: Lewis, Malin and Cora Moore, twin
sister Susan Johanneson Packard, brothers John (Denise) Johanneson, Joel
Johanneson, and Christian (Alice) Johanneson, uncles Thomas and David
Johanneson, and eleven nieces and nephews.

Funeral Service Saturday, October 12, 2019, 10 a.m., at FOURTH PRESBYTERIAN
CHURCH, Michigan Avenue at Delaware Place, Chicago, IL. Private burial
Saturday, October 12, 2019, White Cemetery, Barrington, IL.

In lieu of flowers, memorials to Juvenile Protective Association, 1707 N.
Halsted St., Chicago, IL 60614

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