Ronald A. Berg, 64The Lord called Ron home on April 20, 2011, at the age of 64.
The Lord called Ron home on April 20, 2011, at the age of 64.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Donald A. and Helen V. (Carlson) Berg.
Ronald Arden Berg was born on March 22, 1947, in Minneapolis. He graduated from Patrick Henry High School in 1965 and received a Bachelor’s degree in music education from Augsburg College in 1969, followed by a Master’s degree from the University of Minnesota in 1987.
He served in the U.S. Army from 1971-1973. On Jan. 1, 1977, Ron wed Carole Anderson of Karlstad, Minn. Three children were born to this marriage. Ron enjoyed a 38-year career as a band director and school administrator in Glenwood City, Clayton, Barron and Somerset, Wis.
Ron dedicated his life to serving Christ through music as a choir director and keyboardist for worship at several area churches.
He is survived by his daughter, Kirsten (Michael) Poggenklass of Cedar Rapids, Iowa; son Bjorn (Stephanie) Berg of Oak Park, Ill.; son Reid Berg of St. Paul; three grandchildren; former spouse, Carole (Anderson Berg) Kapus (Jerry) of Eau Claire, Wis.; and very significant friend, Sheryl Carlson of Forest Lake, Minn.
Memorial service at 11 a.m. Saturday, April 30, at North Heights Lutheran Church, 1700 W. Hwy 96, Arden Hills, Minn. (Entrance A). Visitation 5-8 p.m. Friday, April 29, and 1 hour prior to service at church (Entrance B). Interment Crystal Lake Cemetery, Washburn-McReavy, Crystal Lake Chapel.
Memorials are preferred to the North Heights Lutheran Church Instrumental Music Fund.
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