Dale Berg, 59, of Stratton, Ont., passed away at the Rainy River Hospital in Rainy River, Ont. on Sunday, June 17, 2001 following a brief fight with cancer.
Dale was born April 22, 1942 in Emo, Ont. to the late Clifford and Myrtle Berg. He lived his life on the farm in Dewart Township, and enjoyed logging and farming as his livelihood.
Dale was united in marriage to Shirley Doudiet on Oct. 11, 1963. He loved being around family and friends, as this was the most important aspect of his life.
He was predeceased by one brother, George Stang; and by one brother-in-law, Art Neilson.
Dale is survived by his wife, Shirley Berg of Stratton, Ont.; four children, Kevin Berg of Toronto, Ont., Curtis Berg and friend, Sandy, of Stratton, Ont., Lionel Berg and wife, Patty, of Devlin, Ont., and Cindy and husband, Maury Nielson, of Stratton, Ont.; and six grandchildren, Katelyn and Tyler Nielson, Samantha Berg, and Darren, Danielle, and Jennifer Shrumm.
He also is survived by two brothers, Wilmer Stang and wife, Marjorie, of Stratton, Ont., and William Stang and wife, Evelyn, of Sleeman, Ont.; two sisters, Edith and husband, Bradley Haw, and Kay Neilson; and one sister-in-law, Grace Stang, all of Stratton, Ont.; as well as numerous nieces and nephews.
A memorial service will be held at the Stratton Millennium Hall in Stratton on Friday, June 22, 2001 at 1 p.m. with Pastor Pat White officiating. Interment will take place in Pineridge Cemetery in North Branch, Ont.
All of Dale’s family and friends will be his honourary pallbearers.
In memoriam donations may be made to either the Rainy River Hospital, Box 236, Rainy River, Ont., P0W 1L0, or the Canadian Cancer Society (Rainy River branch), c/o Box 551, Rainy River, Ont., P0W 1L0.