Gary R. "Willie" BergGary R. "Willie" Berg, 68, of Duluth, passed into his eternal home on Sunday Oct. 20, 2013 in Solvay Hospice House.
Gary R. "Willie" Berg, 68, of Duluth, passed into his eternal home on Sunday Oct. 20, 2013 in Solvay Hospice House.
He was born in Duluth to Ralph and Margaret Berg on Oct. 10, 1945. Gary worked as a truck driver for Jamar for 44 years. He was a member of the Teamsters Local 346, Proctor Moose lodge 1302, and was a proud member of the Seed of Abraham J/C, M/C. Gary was a talented wood worker and handy man; he loved his Harley and his garage time.
The family wishes to extend a special thanks to Dr. Daniel Nikcevich and his staff, Solvay Hospice House and staff and St. Mary's Hospice.
He was preceded in death by his parents; son Gary R. Berg Jr., and daughter Kari Wetterlind.
He is survived by his Love Lori "Sweetie" Smith; son Eric (Jody) Wetterlind; grandchildren Drew and Tori Wetterlind; sisters Patricia Overby, and Kathy Rutka; numerous nieces and nephews, and his best friend Donald (Linda) Reitan.
VISITATION: 10 a.m. until the 11 a.m. Memorial Service Monday Oct. 28, 2013 in Sunrise Funeral Home. Burial will be in Sunrise Memorial Park. To leave an online condolence see www.sunrisefuneralhomeandcemetery.com.