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Richard E. Berg

September 26, 1924 - January 10, 2018

U.S. Veteran
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Berg, Richard (Dick) Erving, of Bloomington, 9/26/1924-1/10/2018. Survived by son, Steven; daughters, Kristin (Randall Schmidt) and Laurie (Greg) Sapp; and granddaughter, Brooke. Dick spent 40 years in the flour milling and baking industry, holding executive positions at Pillsbury, Fleischman’s and Universal Foods.  In addition, he was a board member of the Hydrite Chemical Company. Dick was a graduate of the University of Minnesota. He served as a navigator in the Army Air Corps during World War II and in the U.S. Air Force during the Korean War. He left the service as a First Lieutenant. Once retired, Dick visited over 100 countries with his wife of 67 years, Maxine. He split his time between Minneapolis and Rio Verde, Arizona where they had a second home. He enjoyed golf with his friends and singing in the church choir. Donations to Alzheimer’s Disease Research are requested in lieu of flowers. Funeral service, 11:30 AM, Tuesday, Jan. 16, 2018 at Henry W. Anderson Mortuary, 3640 23rd Avenue South, Minneapolis, with a visitation one hour before. Dick will be laid to rest with his wife, Maxine at Fort Snelling National Cemetery.