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Charles Berg

May 12, 1934 — April 17, 2018

Charles E. Berg, 83, of Sheboygan, passed away Tuesday, April 17, 2018 at Sheboygan Health Services. He was born May 12, 1934, in Sheboygan, to the late Benjamin and Norma (Zastrow) Berg. As a youth, he was an outstanding athlete in baseball and basketball. He served his country in the United States Air Force as a radar control operator. Charlie was a hard worker in a variety of occupations, including owning his own house painting company, serving as a police officer for the City of Sheboygan Falls and was the proprietor of the Six Corners Restaurant. He met his wife, LaVerne D. Grunewald, at the Howards Grove Picnic. The couple wed on December 12, 1959. She preceded him in death on October 10, 1999. Charlie raised and raced homing pigeons for many years, loved westerns, especially John Wayne movies, drinking beer and arguing politics. He was also a fan of the Green Bay Packers and Milwaukee Brewers. Charlie was known for his sense of humor, stubbornness and pride.
Survivors include his five children, Cheryl Tenpenny (fiancé Scott Prescher), Oostburg, Lori Berg (Ron Daugherty), Tempe, AZ, Christine (Otto) Walter, Billings, MT, Chuck Berg, Jr., Elkhart Lake and Lana (Christopher) Sieracki, Manitowoc; ten grandchildren, Shauna (Sean) Tenpenny-Cheema, Wauwatosa, Brett Tenpenny, Manitowoc, Aaron Baackes, Chandler, AZ, Chelsey Walter, Austin, TX, Samantha Walter, Billings, MT, Austin Walter, Billings, MT, CJ Berg, Elkhart Lake, Katy Berg, Howards Grove, Julia Sieracki, Manitowoc and Shane Sieracki, Manitowoc; one brother, Daniel (Pat) Berg; one sister-in-law, Karen Berg. He is further survived by nieces, nephews, in-laws and other relatives.
In addition to his parents and wife, he was preceded in death by his son-in-law, Don Tenpenny, four sisters, two brothers and other extended family.
A funeral service for Charlie will be held on Saturday, April 28, 2018 at 4:00 p.m. at Zimmer's Westview Funeral and Cremation Care Center (Hwy 42 & JJ, Howards Grove). Friends may call on Saturday, at the funeral home, from 2:00 p.m. until the time of services. A private interment will take place on Monday. Please visit www.zimmerfuneralhome.com to sign the guestbook.
The family would like to express our heartfelt thanks to the staff at Sheboygan Health Services, and Sharon S. Richardson Community Hospice for your patience, compassion and understanding. You are truly a gift and are the angels that walk among us.
In lieu of flowers, a memorial fund has been established in his name to be used for Sharon S. Richardson Community Hospice.

Visitation
Saturday, April 28, 2018
2:00 PM 4/28/2018 2:00:00 PM - 4:00 PM 4/28/2018 4:00:00 PM
Zimmer Westview

W2132 Garton Road
Sheboygan, WI 53083

Zimmer Westview
W2132 Garton Road Sheboygan 53083 WI
United States
Service
Saturday, April 28, 2018
4:00 PM 4/28/2018 4:00:00 PM - 5:00 PM 4/28/2018 5:00:00 PM
Zimmer Westview

W2132 Garton Road
Sheboygan, WI 53083

Zimmer Westview
W2132 Garton Road Sheboygan 53083 WI
United States
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