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Stuart Berg

February 3, 1928 — June 3, 2023

Wausau

 

Stuart Berg, 95, of Wausau, beloved husband of the late Hildegard (Lawen) Berg, departed this life peacefully after a courageous battle with cancer on June 3, 2023. 

Stuart was born on February 3, 1928 in Wausau, son of the late Elmer and Jennie (Altenberg) Berg. He was a graduate of Wausau High School class of 1947. He enlisted in the U.S. Army where he served during World War II from 1946 - 1948. Stuart then attended UW Marathon County and later Northland College Class of 1953. He retired after 30 years from Wisconsin Fuel & Light as Director of Public Relations and Marketing. 

Stuart was an Eagle Scout with Troop 22 in Wausau. He was on the staff of Camp Tesomas, served in the Boy Scouts of America, and was an Explorer Leader with Post 444 Para-Rescue. Stuart was a Chamber Ambassador, Rib Mountain Ski Instructor including a certified Ski Instructor in Yugoslavia, and Life Guard for Riverside Pool. He was a 51 year member of the Elks Lodge 248, and American Legion Post 10. Stuart was a Charter Member of St. Andrew's Lutheran Church in Rib Mountain. In his spare time he enjoyed down hill and cross country skiing, golfing, boating, and enjoyed his Gambling Junkets. 

He is survived by his children: Carl (Denise) Berg, S. Eric (Jessie) Berg, and Heidi (Robert Shelton) Berg. Stuart leaves four grandchildren: Shawn, Kari, Bennett, and Diedric, and four great-grandchildren: Ryland, Sullivan, Corrine, and Howard, a sister-in-law Mimi Trudeau,  along with a long time companion Judi McGill. He is preceded in death by a brother Donald "Doggie" Berg. 

Visitation will be held on Friday, June 9th from 10 AM - 12 PM at St. Andrew's Lutheran Church in Rib Mountain. An Elks Lodge of Sorrows will be he held at 11:45 AM with a funeral service to follow at 12 PM with full military honors. Burial will be private in Mosinee Cemetery. Helke Funeral Home has been entrusted with arrangements. 

Stuart's family wishes to express their heartfelt gratitude to Sarah and Megan of Interim Hospice and the members of St. Andrew's Lutheran Church. 

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