Donald E. Berg, 81, of Scribner NE

Donald E. ‘Don’ Berg, age 81, of Scribner, Nebraska passed away Wednesday April 29, 2015, at Nye Legacy in Fremont, Nebraska.  Memorial service will be Saturday, 10:30 a.m. at the United Lutheran Church in Scribner.  The Rev. Scott Jensen will officiate.  Visitation with the family receiving friends will be Friday from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Ludvigsen’s Scribner Funeral Chapel in Scribner.  In lieu of flowers memorials are suggested to the Craig Community Foundation and the Scribner Rescue Squad. Casual dress is requested.   Online guestbook can be accessed at  Ludvigsen’s Scribner Funeral Chapel in Scribner is in charge of arrangements.

Don was born March 19, 1934 in Craig, NE. to Burt and Anna (Anderson) Berg. He graduated from Craig High School in 1951. He married Joan Ellerman on July 22, 1956 in Scribner. Don served in the U.S. Army from 1958 to 1959 stationed at Virginia Fort Belvoir. After his service he worked for Viv Carlson trucking. In 1963 Don and Joan moved to Scribner. Don bought Don Kruger Transfer and started Berg Transfer, hauling cattle and grain. In 1981 he sold the business and worked for JJ Parks (later called Omni) driving construction trucks.  He then went to work for Scribner Grain until his retirement.

Don was a past member of the Craig Fire Department and Methodist Church. He was the Mayor of Scribner from 1970-1982.


Daughter – Sharon and husband Jim Brandt of Hooper.

Granddaughters – DonDel (Fred) Uhing of Fremont

Deane (Cody) Snow of Fremont

Great grandson – Briar Uhing

Sisters – Helen Christenson of Craig

Sandy (Del) Slatt of Oakland

Sisters-in-law – Janine (Ralph) Wagner of Scribner

Donna Rae (Leroy Watson) Kruger of Fremont

Brother-in-law – Fred (Connie) Fager of Craig

Don was preceded in death by his loving wife Joan, great grandson Dalan Brandt, parents, sisters Eleanor Price, Doris Phelps, Elaine Hall, Eunice Fager and brother Bob Berg.

Don Berg

Don Berg

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