Alvin “Al” F. Burger, 88, St. Cloud
November 22, 1926 - December 27, 2014
Funeral services will be at 12:00PM Wednesday, December 31, 2014 at the Williams Dingmann Family Funeral Home, St. Cloud for Alvin “Al” F. Burger, 88, of St. Cloud who died Saturday, December 27, 2014 at the St. Cloud VA Medical Center due to complications from Parkinson’s disease. Rev. Al Stangl will officiate and burial will be in North Star Cemetery. Friends and relatives may call one hour prior to the services Wednesday at the funeral home, St. Cloud.
Al was born November 22, 1926 in Rockville to Marcus and Mary (Colter) Burger. He proudly served his country in the United States Army. Al married the love of his life, Marlene Oberg, on February 20, 1953. The couple owned and operated various businesses including: Club Almar in St. Augusta from 1956 – 1960, the 400 Club on Pleasant Lake from 1960-1974, the All American Lounge/Monte B’s in St. Cloud from 1976-1994, and Rascal’s Restaurant and Lounge in Avon from 1997-2005. While the couple continued to own several other businesses; Al worked in the food service area at the VA Medical Center in St. Cloud. During his breaks, he could often be found attending church. Al also enjoyed playing Cribbage and Bingo at the VA. Most importantly Al was an amazing father and grandfather and always wanted his family to be taken care of.
Al is survived by his son, Monte (Holly) Burger of St. Cloud; grandson, Jack “Bubbers” Burger of St. Cloud; step granddaughter, Amanda Haley of St. Cloud; brother, Luvern (Beatrice) Burger of Pleasant Lake; and many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Marlene; two brothers; and two sisters.
Al’s family would like to thank the staff at the VA Medical Center for all their care and compassion for Al.