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March 18, 1938 – December 14, 2022

John Henry Berg, age 84, of Buffalo passed away on Wednesday, December 14, 2022 at his residence.

He was born on March 18, 1938 in Howard Lake the son of Henry and Florence (Luhman) Berg.

He graduated in 1956 from Buffalo High School.   John later attended Gustavus College for a year and two years at Dunwoody Institute.

On June 20, 1958, John H. Berg and Carol E. Rabens were joined in holy marriage at St. John’s Evangelical Lutheran Church in Buffalo.    God blessed their marriage with four sons and a daughter.

John owned and operated Buffalo Auto Alignment from 1970 until September of 2019.

He was a faithful member of St. John’s Evangelical Lutheran Church in Buffalo and was a former elder.

He was a founding member of The Buffalo Gun Club.  John taught gun safety for fifty-two years.

His passions included hunting mallard ducks, fishing for walleye and shooting trap.

Survived by his loving wife of sixty-four years: Carol E. Berg; children: Daniel Berg, Marna Kumpula, John L. “J L” (Kim) Berg, Alan (Teresa) Berg and David Berg and his fiancé Jody; seven grandchildren, a great grandson; a sister: Karen (Tom) Bensen; a brother: Jim Berg; other relatives and many friends.

Preceded in death by his parents.

A Memorial service for John Berg will be held on Wednesday, December 28th, 2022 at 11:00 a.m. at St. John’s Evangelical Lutheran Church in Buffalo.

Visitation AT THE CHURCH one hour prior to services.


15 Guestbook Entries

  1. Douglas and Paula Paumen

    Our thoughts and prays go out to the Berg family for the loss of John. So very sorry for your loss.

  2. Jim/Nancy LaFave

    So very sorry to read of his passing. He was a wonderful person and we were lucky to know him.

  3. Brian Elliott / Cindy Van Lith

    Our sincerest thoughts and prayers go out to the family! John was a great man that is loved by many!

  4. Mike and Lisa Rabens

    A great man who will be sorely missed. We never got to spend enough time with John, but we liked him very much. Our condolences to the entire Berg family.

  5. Mark Rabens

    John Berg will be missed, by family, friends and those lives he has touched in such a positive way! Our deepest for Aunt Carol and the entire family

  6. Barb

    So sorry to hear about John. I always enjoyed talking with him or Carol at National Bushing. We could get on good subjects.

    Barb Clifton

  7. Riti Sanderson

    Carol and family, I was so sorry to hear of John’s passing. My thoughts and prayers to all. I’m sure Sandy and John will be together to discuss a hunt or fishing trip. RIP John.

  8. Irene

    My condolences to the family.. prayers for comfort and strength 🙏🏻🙏🏻🙏🏻🦋

  9. Mark Minkler

    John was an honest and great man. He will be missed.

  10. Tami LaSell

    A great man, a great father-in-law, and a great grandpa to my kids and grandson. John will be missed. I have so many wonderful memories and will cherish them forever. God Bless the Berg family.

  11. Shari compton

    Deepest sympathies.

  12. Tim B

    What a great guy. John was my boss at Buffalo auto and he forgot more about fixing cars than I’ll ever know. One of the only guys left who would go out of their way to help others. Thanks for all the wisdom… until we meet again boss.

  13. Rick Jordan

    Carol and family. So sorry to hear of John’s passing. What a great guy and friend,I was blessed to know him, May God Bless the family

  14. Lori Quady

    So sorry to hear of Johns’ passing. Such a kind and wonderful man. Our thoughts and prayers are with you . Bruce and Lori Quady

  15. John and Sue Fuller-Ward

    Our sincere sympathies to you, Carol, and your family. John was a good guy to hang out with. And I sure had fun hunting with him. God’s blessings to you.


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