Former Soldotna resident Robert Clifford Berg Sr. died Tuesday, Dec. 2, 2008 at home in Wasilla of a heart attack. He was 63.
A private service was held at the Ninilchik Russian Orthodox Church in Ninilchik with Father Macarius Targonsky. Mr. Berg was interred in the Ninilchik Russian Orthodox Cemetery in Ninilchik. Pallbearers were Robert Berg Jr., Joseph Cooper, Ryan Lucas, Jerry Cooper, Theodore Cooper, Kelly Haug and Mark Taylor.
Mr. Berg was born Jan. 5, 1944 in Minnesota. He moved to Kodiak when he was about 5 years old and lived there until 1989 when he moved to Soldotna, then Anchorage, and last year, Wasilla.
Mr. Berg loved to visit and be around good company, but most of all he enjoyed being around his family and doing anything outdoors.
He is survived by his five children, Joseph M. Cooper, Sandra Carol Olsen, Anna Gamez, Robert C. Berg Jr. and Julie Haug; sister Julie Cooper; three nephews, Theodore Cooper, Leroy Cooper, Jerry Cooper; and 10 grandchildren.
Memorial donations can be sent C/O Anna Gamez, Robert Berg Memorial, 800 Sulatna Bay, Wasilla, AK 99654.
Arrangements were made by Kehl's Palmer Mortuary.
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