Dallas “Bugs” Duane Berger, 86 of Morris, Illinois, formerly of Denver, died Thursday, May 23, 2019, at Park Pointe Health Care in Morris, Illinois.
Dallas was born June 25, 1932, in Dumont, Iowa, the son of Louis and Myrtle Berger. He served his country in the United States Navy on the USS Purdy during the Korean War, 1950-1954. On August 3, 1952, he was united in marriage to Patricia Joan Engel at St. John Lutheran Church in Clarksville, Iowa. He was employed by Chamberlin Manufactuing in Waterloo, was a Carnation milk man, Waterloo Metropolitan Life in Waterloo, and John Deere’s NE site from 1972 until his retirement in 1995. He thoroughly enjoyed fishing, hunting and woodworking.
Dallas is survived by his daughter, Susan Aegerter of Shorewood, Illinois, a son, Ted (Suzanne) Berger of Morris, Illinois, daughter-in-law, Lois Berger, 6 grandchildren, 3 step grandchildren, 5 great grandchildren, 2 step great grandchildren, two brothers, Marvin (Bev) Berger and Keith (Janice) Berger. He is preceded in death by his parents, wife Patricia, a son, Scott Alan Berger, sister, Phyllis Miller and a daughter-in-law, Sonja Kay Berger.
Funeral Services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday, May 29, 2019, at St. John Lutheran Church in Denver with Rev Larry Feldt officiating. Burial will follow in the Antioch Cemetery, Clarksville, with military rites. Visitation will be held from 9:30 a.m. until service time at the church on Wednesday. Memorials may be directed to the family and on-line condolences may be left at www.kaisercorson.com.
Kaiser-Corson Funeral Home in Denver is in charge of arrangements. 319-984-5379
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