David H. Berger
  • Born on: February 8, 1946
  • Departed on: March 21, 2005
  • Resided in:

David H. Berger

David H. Berger, 59, of Vinton, Iowa died Monday, March 21, 2005 at his home after fighting a long illness. A celebration of life memorial will be held on Wednesday, March 23, 2005 at 10:00 a.m. at the Chapel of Memories in Cedar Memorial Park and cemetery, Cedar Rapids. A gathering will follow the services at the Atkins Park Pavilion, Atkins. The Cremation Society of Eastern-Central-Western Iowa is in charge of the arrangements. Survivors include his wife Carol Berger; one daughter Roshiel Stout, of Central City; two sons Dave (Deanna) Berger, of Atkins and Barry (Ann Marie) Berger, of Lisbon. Also surviving are six grandchildren Austin, Halie, Christian, Cecilia, Hunter and Adrian; siblings Donald Joe Berger, of Grinnell, Clara Merchant, of Garrison, Tom and Janet Berger, of Newhall and Dick and Lola, of Garrison; nieces and nephews Pat Ritter, Della Berger, Richard Primrose, Terry Berger, Tim Berger, Teresa and Tony Berger, Peggy and Steve Williams, Rex Berger, Dawn Clemens, and Matt Berger, sibling from Dean Berger, and special mention Jim Laughridge, Joshua and Nichole Ohrt and Charlie Blackburn. His parents, a twin sister, siblings George Harvey Berger Jr., Phillip Dean Berger, and Freddy Lee Berger. Nieces and nephews Randy Berger, Donny Primrose and Wanda preceded him in death. David was born February 8, 1946 to George H. Berger Sr. and Edith M. Berger in Vinton, Iowa. He attended Washington High School in Vinton. He married Carol Collins on November 17, 1975 in Rock Island, IL. He retired after 36 years of dedicated service from Rockwell Collins on February 8, 2001. He was active in the Marion Jaycee’s and enjoyed coaching and going to school activities. He enjoyed watching his children, grandchildren, nieces and nephews. He loved to fish, hot rodding, hunting, bowling, poker, golf, collecting eagles, and traveling. Don’t cry for what you’ve lost, smile for what you have had. Ride of the wings of eagles and sore with your family. You will always be in our hearts with love. In lieu of flowers a memorial fund has been established.
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