(July 13, 2007)
Neil Clifford Berg, 57, of Powell, died Friday July, 13 at the Parkview Convalescent Care in Billings, Mont.
He was born in Sidney, Mont., on May 10, 1950 to Clifford and Darlene Jacobson Berg.
He graduated from Sidney Senior High School in 1969. He attended Helena Vo-tech until joining the U.S. Navy and to serve his country from 1970-1975 aboard the nuclear submarine the USS Guardfish. After the service, Neil worked in the oil fields where he made many lifelong friends. The last years of employment were with Williston Basin Pipeline. He was an avid hunter and fisherman and loved to cook and visit with his friends and family.
Survivors include his sons, Joshua Berg of Portland, Ore., and Justis Berg of Casper; his parents, Clifford, and Darlene of Sidney; a sister, Helen Ann (Ed) Litzsinger of Billings, and a brother, Brian (Linda) Berg of Billings; a niece, Leah (Andy) Weitz of Portland, Ore., and two nephews, Eric (Britney) Berg of Billings and Christopher Berg of Billings.
He was preceded in death by his grandparents and his niece, Casey Berger.
Cremation has taken place. A military memorial service and inurnment will be held at a later date in Sidney.