ANDREW BERG

BERG, ANDREW

Andrew Berg passed away peacefully in Summerland, BC on August 25, 2014 at the age of 97 years. He will be remembered and sadly missed by his children Brenda (Jerry) Yarema of Arborg MB, Bonnie (Mac) Dunseith of Winnipeg MB, David (Sharlene) Berg of Palm Springs California, Greg (Darlene) Reimche of Summerland BC, Marlene (John) McKenzie of Cranbrook BC and many grandchildren and great grandchildren. He was sadly predeceased by his wife Olive Reimche and 8 brothers and 1 sister. Andy was born in the farm house near Swift Current, SK on Feb5, 1917. When he became old enough he worked for some farmers in that area until 1940. During World War 11, he enlisted in the Royal Canadian Air Force where he served in Canada and Europe for 32 years. In 1944 Andy married Lulu Button from Vanguard SK. They had a family of 2 girls, Brenda and Bonnie, and one son David. Andy and his first wife divorced in 1977. Pursuing his career in Real Estate, Andy moved to Summerland with his common law wife, Olive Reimche. Throughout the years Andy had many hobbies, some of which were curling, golfing and going to casinos, but his favorite hobby was going to the horse races and betting to win. Andy was a 33 year member of the Summerland Legion, volunteered at the Summerland Drop In Centre, and made many friends within the community. He was a kind and generous person, always looking on the bright side of life and will be sadly missed by his dear friends and family. Visitation took place on Thursday, August 28, 2014 at 9:00 AM followed by the Funeral Ceremony at 10:00 AM from Providence’s Summerland Chapel, 13205 Rosedale Avenue, Summerland BC with Padre Rick Gay officiating. Interment followed at Keremeos Cemetery in Keremeos, BC. Condolences may be directed to the family through www.providencefuneral homes.com