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Published April 23, 2013, 12:00 AM

Robert "Bob" Berg

Robert "Bob" Berg, 78, of Milnor, ND, passed away April 21, 2013, at Essentia Health, Fargo.

Robert was born October 19, 1934 at Walcott, North Dakota to Joseph and Pearl (Fatland) Berg. He grew up in the rural McLeod and Walcott areas, and attended school in Lisbon. He was united in marriage to June Scheie on December 10, 1954 at Enderlin, North Dakota. They moved to Fargo, where Robert was employed as a cook before moving back to the family ranch. Robert also worked for the Soo Line Railroad in Enderlin before he started ranching on his own around 1962. Together, they raised four daughters on their ranch near Lisbon. After retiring, the couple later moved to Milnor. Robert was a member of Bethany Lutheran Church and was a Ransom County Commissioner for eight years. He was also a member of the Sheyenne Valley Grazing Association, the Broken Spur Saddle Club, and he was on the committee for the inaugural North Dakota Centennial Ride. He enjoyed his family, especially his grandchildren.

Robert "Bob" Berg

Robert "Bob" Berg, 78, of Milnor, ND, passed away April 21, 2013, at Essentia Health, Fargo.

Robert was born October 19, 1934 at Walcott, North Dakota to Joseph and Pearl (Fatland) Berg. He grew up in the rural McLeod and Walcott areas, and attended school in Lisbon. He was united in marriage to June Scheie on December 10, 1954 at Enderlin, North Dakota. They moved to Fargo, where Robert was employed as a cook before moving back to the family ranch. Robert also worked for the Soo Line Railroad in Enderlin before he started ranching on his own around 1962. Together, they raised four daughters on their ranch near Lisbon. After retiring, the couple later moved to Milnor. Robert was a member of Bethany Lutheran Church and was a Ransom County Commissioner for eight years. He was also a member of the Sheyenne Valley Grazing Association, the Broken Spur Saddle Club, and he was on the committee for the inaugural North Dakota Centennial Ride. He enjoyed his family, especially his grandchildren.

He is survived by his wife, June; four daughters, Debbie (Dave) Krause, Cheryl (Neil) Holmstrom, Robbie (James) Jacobson, and Cindy (Kirk) Berg; a sister, Lorraine Every; a brother, Richard Berg; six grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents, a daughter Robin, and a brother Arne.

Visitation will be held on Tuesday, April 23, 2013 from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. with a prayer service starting at 7:00 p.m. at Dahlstrom Funeral Home, Milnor. His funeral will be Wednesday at 2:00 p.m. at Bethany Lutheran Church, McLeod. Burial will be at the Freeman Cemetery near McLeod. An on-line guestbook may be signed at www.dahlstromfuneralhome.com

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