CLAYTON D. BERGClayton D. Berg, 86, a resident of Carlton, formerly of Duluth, passed away Saturday, Aug. 17, 2013, in Inter-Faith Care Center in Carlton.
CLAYTON D. BERG
Clayton D. Berg, 86, a resident of Carlton, formerly of Duluth, passed away Saturday, Aug. 17, 2013, in Inter-Faith Care Center in Carlton.
Clayton was born in Duluth April 29, 1927, to Oscar and Olga (Lien) Berg. He served in the U.S. Navy during World War II in the South Pacific aboard the Destroyer, U.S.S. David Taylor. He was a teamster having spent his career as a semi-driver for Gamble Robinson and Century Motor Freight. He was awarded a two million mile safe driving record.
Clayton’s greatest milestone was accepting Jesus Christ as his personal Savior. He taught Sunday School at the Bethel Mission in Duluth, drove the church bus and was a counselor at the Bethel Church Camp near Granstburg, Wis.
He was preceded in death by his parents; wife Margaret M. Berg; siblings Maurice Berg and Dona Delaware; and children Arthur J. Berg and Carol A. Oling.
Clayton leaves surviving daughters Patricia Frykman of Duluth and Linda (Donald) McDonald of Arlington, Texas; sons Roger Berg of Superior and Dennis (Vickie) Berg of Carlton; grandchildren Ardyce Albison, William Berg, Dale, Gary, Sandee and Scott Beck, Terry Larsen, Joe Finch, Stephanie Berg, Michael, Amanda, Raymond, and Timothy Berg, and Dillon, Kelley and Dustin McDonald; goddaughter Cassie Thatcher; and numerous great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews.
Clayton’s love of his Lord, his smiles, and infectious laugh will be missed.
VISITATION: 10 until the 11 a.m. memorial service Friday, Aug. 23, in Nelson Funeral Care in Cloquet. Military Honors will be presented by the Cloquet Combined Honor Guard followed with a luncheon in the fellowship room. Inurnment services will be at Oneota Cemetery. See the family online guestbook at www.nelsonfuneralcare.net
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