Charlie Berg, age 84, of Tomahawk, passed away peacefully on Friday, December 18, 2020 at Ascension St. Mary Hospital in Rhinelander.
Charlie was born on October 8, 1936 in Wausau to Alfred and Olive (Braun) Berg. He grew up on a farm in the Edgar area and attended Edgar Schools. He married Patricia Witucki on October 20, 1962. He spent 6 years in the National Guard during the Berlin Crisis with the 32nd Red Arrow Division. Charlie was a cheesemaker working for Pauly Cheese in Edgar, Marathon Cheese, Foremost Farms, and Kraft Foods in Milan. Following retirement Charlie and Pat purchased the Windmill Ice Cream Shoppe on Lake Nokomis and have owned and operated it since 1993. He was a faithful member of St. Mary Catholic Church and enjoyed singing in the choirs. He also co-organized the Farmers Breakfasts at St. Mary. He was a Packer, Brewer, Badger, and Edgar Wildcat fan. He also enjoyed gardening and an occasional trip to the casino.
Charlie is survived by his wife – Pat Berg of Tomahawk; children – Russell (Kristine) Berg; Rodney (Kay) Berg; and Ryan (Linda) Berg all of Tomahawk. 7 siblings, Marian King, Green Bay; Beatrice Timm, Birnamwood; Ruth Rogan, Ringle; Leonard (Judy) Berg, Edgar; Michael (Beth) Berg, Minnesota; Paul (Debbie) Berg, Edgar; and Pauline (Jerry) Krautkramer, Marathon. Charlie is further survived by 9 grandchildren (Nicholas (Shelby) Berg, Nathaniel Berg, Katrina Berg, Annie Jarvensivu, Brad (Allison) Jarvensivu, Bethany Berg, Meagan Berg, Amber Prust, and Ashley Berg) and two great grandsons (Tyson Berg and Karter VanStrydonk).
The Mass of Christian Burial for Charlie Berg will be held on Tuesday, December 22, 2020, 11:00 a.m. from St. Mary Catholic Church. The family will receive friends at the church from 9:00 a.m. until the time of Mass at 11:00 a.m. Burial will follow in Holy Family Catholic Cemetery in Poniatowski, Wisconsin. Memorials are appreciated to St. Mary Choir.
If you do not feel comfortable with attending Mass, you may join the family in viewing the Mass on zoom. The zoom meeting details are below this obituary.
Krueger Family Funeral Home is assisting the family. You may view the obituary and share online condolences at kruegerfamilyfuneral.com
Topic: Mass of Christian Burial for Charlie Berg
Time: Dec 22, 2020 11:00 AM Central Time (US and Canada)
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