Obituaries

Larry D. Berg 1943 - 2011 Bonner Springs

Services for Larry D. Berg, 68, Bonner Springs, will be 10 a.m. Wednesday, June 8, at Bonner Springs United Methodist Church. Burial will be in Bonner Springs Cemetery.
Mr. Berg died Saturday, June 4, 2011, at Shawnee Mission Medical Center in Merriam.
He was born May 31, 1943, in Salina, the son of Laurence and Evelyn Berg.
Mr. Berg was raised in Perris, Calif., and he moved back to Kansas in the early 1960s to attend college. He taught music in Oskaloosa for 14 years before moving in 1980 to the Bonner Springs area.
Mr. Berg’s passions boiled down to this love of making others a bit happier. He was a lifelong educator, passionate musician, mentor to many and civic supporter.
Survivors include his wife of 45 years, Elaine Berg, of the home; a son, Brian (Laura) Berg, Shawnee; and a brother, Gary C. (Sharon) Berg, Grand Junction, Colo.
Friends may call at the visitation from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, June 7, at Alden-Harrington Funeral Home in Bonner Springs.
The family suggests memorials to the Hope Lutheran Church Pipe Organ Fund, 6308 Quivira, Shawnee, KS 66216.