Chuck Berg, 85, of Imlay City, MI died Saturday, October 24, 2020 at Carilion New River Valley Medical Center of Christiansburg, VA. Charles Bruce Berg was born April 19, 1935 in Kingsford, MI (in the Upper Peninsula). He was the son of the late Arthur John Louis and the late Dorthea Theresa Matilda (Wegner) Berg. He married Mary Katherine Lang on June 18, 1960 in Milwaukee, WI. He was preceded in death by his wife, Mary on April 28, 2017.
Chuck grew up in Kingsford, MI. He graduated from Kingsford High School, Class of 1954; graduated from Northern Michigan University in 1958 with a Bachelor’s of Education; and received his Master’s Degree in Education from Northern Michigan University. Chuck and Mary moved to Imlay City where they began their careers as teachers. Chuck taught Drafting and U.S. History at Imlay City High School for nearly 30 years. They were long time members of the Imlay City First Congregational United Church of Christ; served on the Church Food Pantry program; Chuck was a past, longtime member of the Imlay City Lions Club; Lapeer County Retired School Personnel Organization.
Chuck is survived by his son, Michael (Michelle) Berg of Blacksburg, VA; and his daughter-in-law, Kandy Berg-Burlingham of Merrifield, IN. Also surviving are his grandchildren, Elizabeth Berg, Katherine Berg, Carolynn Hall Sinks, Christopher Hall, Eric Hall, Patrick Berg, James Burlingham Jr., Mike Burlingham; and great-grandchildren, Aaron Sinks and Lian Burlingham.
Chuck was preceded in death by his wife, Mary Berg; son, Patrick Berg; sisters, Patricia Jean Carlson and Kathleen Louise Menger.
A private family funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. on Friday, October 30, 2020 at the Imlay City First Congregational United Church of Christ. Reverend David Forsburg, pastor of the Imlay City First Congregational United Church of Christ will officiate. Burial will follow in Imlay Township Cemetery, Imlay City.
The family will be available for visiting from 5-8 p.m., Thursday, October 29, 2020 at Muir Brothers Funeral Home, 225 N. Main Street, Imlay City.
Due to recent health concerns of the COVID-19 pandemic, social distancing (six feet apart), masks (to be worn at all times), and limited occupation (20 people at a time) of the church and funeral home will be enforced.
Those wishing to make memorial contributions may direct them to the First Congregational United Church of Christ’s Food Pantry or the Scholarship Fund.
Please be sure to sign the online register book at muirbrothersfh.com to share your memories and condolences with the Berg family.