Eric Erling BERG

Eric Erling BERG


Eric Erling

May 6, 1932 – December 23, 2012

Eric lived his early years on the family ranch at Millicent, Alberta. He was the eighth of nine children (8 boys and 1 girl) of Ellen and Petrus Berg. He married Betty (Elizabeth) Sonnie May 4, 1957 and started a family a few years later. Eric farmed for most of his life at Fenn and enjoyed being outdoors. He was involved in the 4H club and hockey with his children. He retired to Stettler and took up curling, swimming, and cross country skiing to keep busy.

Eric will be missed by Betty and children: Ellen (Leroy) Stinn, Clayton (Sandi) Berg, Sonia (Brad Baltimore) Dodd and Sheldon Berg; along with grandchildren: Amanda (Stephen) Bass, Colin (Anne) Stinn, Ian (Sarah) Stinn, Ryan Stinn, Johnathon Dodd, Samantha (Ryan Hallett) Dodd and Rylee Berg; great grandchildren: Quade Stinn and Matthea and Evangeline Bass; brothers Don (Mary), Sten (Elspeth) and Leif (June) and in laws, Louise Berg, Margaret Berg and Mark Stringham; numerous nieces, nephews and extended families. He was predeceased by his parents Petrus and Ellen, his sister Enes and brothers: Glenn, Bern, Eldor and Roy.

There will be a Celebration of his Life on Wednesday, January 9, 2013 at 2:00 PM at St. Peter Lutheran Church, Stettler, Alberta. Memorial donations in memory of Eric Berg can be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation, c/o Stettler Funeral Home, Box 1780, Stettler, AB T0C 2L0.

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