Obituaries

Larry D. Berg 1943 - 2011

Bonner Springs — Services for Larry D. Berg, 68, Bonner Springs, were Wednesday, June 8, at Bonner Springs United Methodist Church. Burial was 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 his 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.
Alden-Harrington Funeral Home, Bonner Springs, is handling arrangements.
The family suggests memorials to the Hope Lutheran Church Pipe Organ Fund, 6308 Quivira, Shawnee, KS 66216.