September 25, 1929 - March 10, 2016


Funeral services will be at 11:00 A.M. on Monday, March 14, 2016 at Holy Spirit Catholic Church in St. Cloud, MN for Bessie Louise Berg, age 86 of St. Cloud, MN. She died on Thursday, March 10, 2016 at St. Benedict Senior Community in St. Cloud. The Reverend Thomas Knoblach will be the celebrant. Burial will be in the Assumption Cemetery, St. Cloud, MN. Visitation will be on Sunday, March 13, 2016 from 4 P.M. to 7 P.M. at the Daniel Funeral Home in St. Cloud and one hour prior to the services on Monday at Holy Spirit Catholic Church.

Bessie was born on September 25, 1929 in St. Louis, MO the daughter of Lynn and Louise (Bedford) Wier. She was married on April 23, 1954 to Leon J. Berg, Sr. formerly of St. Cloud in St. Louis, MO. This union was blessed with five children. They moved to St. Cloud in 1967. This has been her home since that time.

She worked many years at Stearns Manufacturing in Sauk Rapids, retiring in 1983. She enjoyed dancing, puzzles, music, camping and spending time with family and friends.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband Leon on December 4, 1983, one daughter Linda April 23, 1975, and one sister Keota.

She is survived by; four sons, Leon Berg, Jr. (Sharon Van Vickle) of St. Cloud, Mitchell (Gail) Berg of St. Cloud, Richard (Kathleen) Berg of Cold Spring, and Terry Berg of St. Cloud; 10 grandchildren, 11 great grandchildren; and two sisters Julie and Betty.

The family would like to extend their sincere thanks to St. Hospital Hospice team and St. Benedict Center Second Floor staff for their loving care and support during her stay there.