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Harold Berg

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After recovering from rheumatic fever, Harold attended normal school, In that time, he accepted Jesus as Saviour and sought baptism. Shortly after their marriage, while Harold was working in a St. Catharines, Ont., textile factory, Edna developed tuberculosis. Harold taught schools in Waldheim, Plenty and Lanigan, Sask. He completed his BEd and BA at University of Saskatchewan. Harold and Edna enjoyed a long affiliation with The Gideons. In 1984, Harold retired from 35 years of teaching and administration. In 1986, Harold and Edna volunteered 2 years with MCC in Winnipeg. Saskatoon became home in 1992. They worked 10 years with Roving Volunteers in Christ’s Service. In 1999, doctors replaced the mitral valve that rheumatic fever damaged. Harold enjoyed coaching, playing and watching sports, especially at his grandchildren’s events. His faith was strong to the end.

  • Birth: June 21, 1927
  • Birthplace:
    Waldheim, Sask.
  • Death: September 20, 2015
  • Parents:
    David & Agnes (Dahl) Berg; stepmother Helen Regier
  • Married:
    Edna Schultz, July 9, 1950
  • Family:
    Edna; children Douglas (Lillian), Barb (Niall), Gary (Audrey); 7 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; 6 siblings
  • Church:
    Philadelphia MB, Watrous, Sask.; Lanigan (Sask.) Christian; Forest Grove, Saskatoon