Harvey Benjamin Berge
Harvey Benjamin Berge
Harvey Benjamin Berge, 95, of Stewartville, died Saturday, Nov. 17,

2012, at the Stewartville Care Center where he has resided since February


Harvey Benjamin Berge was born July 2, 1917, in Lanesboro, to Henry O.

and Betsy O. (Ramsey) Berge. He attended school in Lanesboro. On June 27,

1942, he married Verna Hildestad in Peterson. He was a farmer. He also

worked at the Lanesboro Creamery and as a custodian for the public schools

and U.S. Post Office. Verna was a waitress at the Root Beer Stand and the

White Front Cafe.

He was a member of Bethlehem Lutheran Church and.... Harvey loved to

work, play cards and dice.

He is survived by his wife, Verna of Stewartville; one son, Larry

(Barbara) of Chatfield; two daughters, Vernelle (Robert) Schaub of Rochester

and Bonnie (Victor) Ramsey of Rochester; eight grandchildren; 11

great-grandchildren; one brother, Curtis (Arlene) of Shakopee; and a

sister-in-law, Jeanette Berge of Lanesboro.

He was preceded in death by his parents, three brothers and four sister.

The funeral service was held Wednesday, Nov. 21, at Bethlehem Lutheran

Church in Lanesboro, with the Rev. Kerry Eversole officiating. Burial was in

the Lanesboro Cemetery.

Johnson-Riley Funeral Home in Lanesboro assisted the family with

arrangements. 507-867-4310/www.rileyfuneralhomes.com