Berger, Joseph

BERGER – A farmer resident of this irrigation community, Albert Joseph Berger died July 22, 1971 at Brooks  General  Hospital, He was 57.

Born in Belgium, he came to the Brooks district, farming at Patricia for 16 years before moving to Scandia in 1936 where he has farmed since.

He returned to Europe to serve in the Belgium Army from 1940 to 1946.

He is survived by one brother, Desire Berger of Brooks. Funeral service was held Monday, July 26 at 10 a.m. from St, Mary’s Catholic Church with Rev, J D. Vornbrock officiating. Interment was in Brooks Cemetery.

Pallbearers were Cecil Reeves, Robert Doble, Joe Chomistek, LeRoy Nelson, Robert Anderson and Wally Strawsell. Smith Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Brooks Bulletin  July 29, 1971       Roll  20   Image  399