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Burton Erdman Berger
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Birth: Feb. 27, 1922
Clackamas County
Oregon, USA
Death: Jan. 27, 2000

Burton Berger, 77, of Salem died Jan. 27.

He was born in Clarkes and served in the Army during World War II. He survived the Bataan Death March and 43 months as a prisoner of the Japanese. He graduated from Oregon State College in 1949 and was an agricultural journalist, then served as executive director of the Nebraska State Bar from 1970 to 1980. In 1988, he retired as labor relations officer for the National Finance Center in New Orleans and moved to Salem. He was a licensed pilot, a member of Columbia River Chapter of American Ex-Prisoners of War and enjoyed photography, traveling and music.

Survivors include his wife, Leora, whom he married in 1951; and daughter, Patricia of Corvallis.

At his request, no services will be held. Private interment will be in Clarkes Pioneer Cemetery. Arrangements are by Virgil T. Golden Funeral Service. Contributions: Willamette Valley Hospice or charity of choice. 
Family links: 
  Ernest Erdman T. Berger (1885 - 1945)
  Hazel Grace Ringo Berger (1900 - 1959)
  Leora Kuhlman Berger (1929 - ____)*
*Calculated relationship
Clarkes Pioneer Cemetery
Clackamas County
Oregon, USA
GPS (lat/lon): 45.20077, -122.47095
Created by: Sheri West
Record added: Feb 23, 2005
Find A Grave Memorial# 10518994
Burton Erdman Berger
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Burton Erdman Berger
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