John Lawrence Berg was born November 2, 1936 at Emery to John and Josephine (Haler) Berg. He grew up on the family farm and graduated from Emery High School. On October 11, 1969 he married Carol Feterl. They farmed near Alexandria for numerous years.
He is survived by three daughters: Lisa (Carroll) Best, Fayetteville, GA, Julie Becker, Liberty, MO, and Stacy (Kirk) Schaberg, Nazareth, PA; three sisters: Regina (Louis) Nolz, Mitchell, Rita (Jerome) Weber, Mitchell, Eleanor (Virgil) Weber, Spearfish; one brother, Gerald Berg, Emery, sister-in-law, Doris Berg, Sioux Falls and two grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents and brother, Raymond Berg.