BERG, Carl Frederick 1872-1957
Posted By: Diane M Scott (email)
Date: 6/3/2013 at 09:39:32
Carl Frederick Berg – June 6, 1872 – December 12, 1957
Rites for Carl Berg Scheduled Here Tuesday
Funeral services for Carl Frederick Berg, 85, who died at the Rock Rapids hospital Thursday evening after a long illness, will be held at the Lockwood-Jongewaard Funearl home chapel Tuesday at 2 pm with the Rev Paul Freeman officiating.
Mr. Berg was born June 6, 1872, at Kiel, Germany. While a small boy his family moved to the United States and settled at Davenport. He later moved to Lyon County where he started farm work.
In 1895, he was married to the former Katharina Hutman and the couple moved to a farm near Inwood. After six years there, they moved to their own farm, three miles north of Alvord. In 1928, they moved to Rock Rapids where they had made their home since.
Surviving are the widow and one daughter, Anna, at home.
Pallbearers will be Pete and Al Brower, William Moeller, W Moser, August Jammer and Paul Hasselman.
Music will be provided by Mrs. Kenneth Wallace at the organ with solos by Pierre Landman. Numbers will be "In the Garden" and "Beyond the Sunset."
Interment will be at the Riverview cemetery in Rock Rapids.
Lyon County Reporter: December 16, 1957
Lyon Obituaries maintained by Cindy Booth Maher.
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