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Raymond Paul Berg

September 25, 1924 August 8, 2017
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Raymond was born into the Christian family one of five siblings of August and Alma Mercier-Berg. He began his long life on September 25, 1924 at the family farm Mound Township, in the Bethlehem Community, Effingham County near Altamont, Illinois, where he was raised and educated in the values of the Church. Raymond married Marian Florence Kirchoff on June 6, 1948 in the Zion Lutheran Church, rural Altamont by the Rev. Karl Weinrich. Marian preceded Raymond in death on Sunday December 23, 2012.

Raymond spend his life in the local community beginning in St. Elmo, Illinois as a mechanic, then moving with his family to Altamont in 1958. However, in 1957 is when Raymond and Marian opened the Berg Service Station, which continued until 1990. This family owned and operated business provided an income as well as an education for the entire family, where Raymond and Marian passed their knowledge to their children and grandchildren. Raymond continued to maintain the family farm, which became a centennial farm, until his death.


Raymond is survived by his:

2-Sons: Roger (Claudia) Berg Altamont, Illinois
Grandson: Randall (Jenee) Berg
Great Grandsons: Riley and Lucas Berg
Granddaughter: Catherine (Eric) Dothager
Great Granddaughters: Makenna and Aubrey Dothager
Grandson: Mark (Jennifer) Berg
Great Granddaughters: Clair and Kaley Berg

Jerry (Margaret) Berg Hindsdale, Illinois
Grandson: Austin Berg
Granddaughter: Grace Berg
Grandson: Martin Berg

Larry (Coezette) Berg Azle, Texas

Miss Brenda Berg Carbondale, Illinois

Grandson: Clark (Elizabeth) Asher St. Louis, Missouri
Granddaughter: Erica Asher St. Louis, Missouri

2-Sisters: Miss Lorna Berg St. Elmo, Illinois
Miss Hilma Berg St. Elmo, Illinois

He was preceded in death by his:
Wife: Marian Florence Kirchoff-Berg

Daughter: Shirley Asher
Son-in-law: Hans Asher

Parents: August Ferdinand Berg
Alma Louise Mercier-Berg

Brothers: Arnold and wife Ann Berg
Willie and wife Martha Berg

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Previous Events

Visitation

Friday

11

Aug

5:00 PM 8/11/2017 5:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 8/11/2017 8:00:00 PM
Kull Funeral Home Altamont

114 West Washington Ave.
Altamont, IL 62411

Kull Funeral Home Altamont
114 West Washington Ave. Altamont 62411 IL
United States

Service

Saturday

12

Aug

10:00 AM 8/12/2017 10:00:00 AM
Immanuel Lutheran Church

203 E Division St
Altamont, IL 62411

One hour viewing before service.

Immanuel Lutheran Church
203 E Division St Altamont 62411 IL
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Union Cemetery Final Resting Place

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Altamont, IL 62411

. Altamont 62411 IL
United States

Memorial Contribution

Altamont Lutheran Interparish School

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