Theodore Leroy Berg, age 76, of Neidpath SK, passed away October 12, 2019 at Clover House. The funeral service was held at 2:00 p.m. on October 19, 2019, from St. Olaf Lutheran Church with Pastor Greg Kiel officiating. The pianist was Glenna Switzer. Soloists were Loel Steinley and Kevin Steinley and the eulogy was read by Tammy Knight, Stacy Smith and Lisa Berg. The ushers were Mike Smith and Jeff Knight and the urn bearers were Hunter Berg and Braxten Berg. The interment will be held at a later date. The honorary pallbearers were Jay Christopher, Jan Christopher, Gerald Berg, Larry Hahn, Marvin Busse, Dave Bulbeck, Kelly Nelson and all who shared in his life. Ted is survived by his wife of 43 years, Dorothy Berg; his children Tim (Jenn) Berg, Jason (Baillie) Berg, and Chris (Nancy) Berg; his grandchildren, Hunter, Peyton, Ella, Braxten, Berlin and Jackson; his brother, Conrad (Laurie Penner) Berg; and by his many nieces, nephews and friends. Ted was predeceased by his parents, Wilfred and Blanche Berg. Ted was born in Swift Current SK on December 14, 1942 and attended school at Nybo School, Hallonquist School, then Neidpath School. He married Dorothy Weiers on June 26, 1976 at Barthel SK. Ted first started working with Brander's Telephone Construction in 1960. He then went to work for Thomson Construction, after that coming home to farm with his dad, Wilfred and brother, Conrad. He also worked for the R.M. of Excelsior as well as a few local farms in harvest time, helping out. Ted was in the Hallonquist 4H Club and many years later became a Beef leader in the Burnham 4H Club. He played ball with the Hallonquist school and Neidpath Men's Club at age 14 as pitcher and then later played on the Hallonquist Men's Ball Team. Ted also curled in Neidpath and Hallonquist. In the early 1960s he was a founding member of the Harmony Hornets Band in which he played lead guitar. They played on CJFB TV, CKRM Radio as well as numerous functions and dances in the surrounding communities. Ted loved his family and was especially proud of his children and grandchildren. He enjoyed working in the shop doing mechanical work, grain farming and looked forward to the next mechanical challenges/inventions. Music has always been a staple and passion in his life. His favourite purchase was his Fender Stratocaster guitar. He enjoyed listening to country music, The Ventures and The Beach Boys. Ted enjoyed watching the Swift Current Broncos and always liked to talk about the 1989 Memorial Cup team. Ted in the later years became a big fan of the TV show Heartland and enjoyed relaxing in his chair, watching his favourite show. Donations in his memory may be made to St. Olaf Lutheran Church Memorial Fund and to Ronald McDonald House Charities of Saskatchewan. Warren's Funeral Home were entrusted with the arrangements. For further information call 306-773-8831 or 1-800-267-6606 or visit our website at www.warrensfuneralhome.com and express your sympathy on the family tribute wall.
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