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Robert Dean Berger

February 28, 1944 February 12, 2017
Robert Dean Berger
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Obituary for Robert Dean Berger

Sioux Falls, SD

Robert Dean Berger, age 72, was born on February 28, 1944, in Worthington, MN, the son of Gilbert Sr. and Ella (Johnson) Berger. He was in the Army from 1962 to 1965.
Robert was united in marriage with Karmel Lindquist on June 4, 1966. He worked at Rune’s Furniture in Worthington before moving to Sioux Falls in August of 1999. He worked for Globe Security at the Sioux Falls Airport from February 2000 until after 9-11. When he was done at the airport in 2002, he decided to get his GED. He was very proud of getting his GED. While still working on that he got a job as a Security Officer at Augustana University until August of 2008 when he retired. Working at Augustana was his favorite job. He enjoyed being around the kids. He spent a lot of time at Active Generations playing pool and visiting with whoever was around. Then his wife joined him when she retired four years later. He was a member of the Sioux Falls American Legion. Robert passed away on Sunday, February 12, 2017, at his home in Sioux Falls, SD.
Grateful for having shared his life are his wife, Karmel of Sioux Falls, SD; three sons, Keith (Natalie) of Lake Crystal, MN, Randy (Wendy) of Santee, CA, and Jamie of Eugene, OR; two grandchildren, Sarah (Casey) Nelson of Heron Lake, MN, and Tommy Berger of Heron Lake, MN; sister, Norah (Dale) Everding; great granddaughter, Emily Moorman; three sisters-in-law, Gladys Berger, Pat Berger, and Donna Berger; mother-in-law, Mae Lindquist; brother-in-law, Mark (Betty) Lindquist, and many other relatives and friends.
Robert was preceded in death by his parents, infant sister, Ella Lou, and five brothers, Merle, LeRoy, Gilbert Jr., Thomas, and Edward.
Memorial services will be held on Friday, February 17, 2017, at 11:00 a.m., at the Benson Funeral Home Chapel in Worthington, MN, with Rev. Richard Ricker officiating. Visitation will be held one hour prior to the service at the funeral home.
Benson Funeral Home in Worthington is in charge of the arrangements.

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Visitation

Friday

17

Feb

10:00 AM 2/17/2017 10:00:00 AM - 11:00 AM 2/17/2017 11:00:00 AM
Benson Funeral Home

1225 Ryans Road
Worthington, MN 56187

Benson Funeral Home
1225 Ryans Road Worthington 56187 MN
United States

Service

Friday

17

Feb

11:00 AM 2/17/2017 11:00:00 AM
Benson Funeral Home

1225 Ryans Road
Worthington, MN 56187

Benson Funeral Home
1225 Ryans Road Worthington 56187 MN
United States
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