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LTC Arthur William Berger
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Birth: Dec. 12, 1925
Cook County
Illinois, USA
Death: Apr. 18, 2008

Arthur W. Berger, age 82, Beloved husband of Jacquelyn for 55 years; fond father of Kevin J. (Camille) and Terrence A. (Cynthia M.); grandfather of Alex, Kelsey, Kara and Kent; brother of Audrey (the late Dr. Leonard) Tilkin, the late William

Arthur (the late Anna) and Shirley (the late John) Griffith. Retired Life Insurance agent and retired Naval Reserve Lieutenant Commander, passed away April 18, at his home in Elmhurst, from complications of Parkinson's Disease. Mr. Berger was a CLU and ChFC, with Equitable for 45 years and member of the Equitable Hall of Fame. He was a member of the Million Dollar Round Table for 21 years. He was a member of the Elmhurst Chamber of Commerce and active in Elmhurst College Activities. Mr. Berger was a member of the Naval Reserve Association, American Legion and VFW. Mr. Berger graduated from University of Illinois Commerce School. He earned his CLU and ChFC from The American College. Mr. Berger served as a Yeoman 3/C, aboard the USS Ulysses during WWII and saw duty in the American Theatre and served in the South Pacific. He was awarded the WWII Victory Medal. He retired from the Naval Reserve as Lieutenant Commander, Supply Corps in 1975. Mr. Berger was a third generation Elmhurst resident. He was active in community service. He served on the Immaculate Conception School Board, Elmhurst YMCA Board, and Rotary Club of Elmhurst. He was active as a coach in youth basketball for 14 years and was instrumental in establishing a church league for teen basketball. Visitation at Ahlgrim Funeral Home, 567 S. Spring Road, Elmhurst from 3 until 8 p.m. Monday. Prayers Tuesday, April 22nd 9:30 a.m. to Immaculate Conception Church. Private Interment St. Peter's Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorials would be appreciated for the Elmhurst Public Library. Info 630-834-3515 or

Published in the Chicago Tribune on 4/20/2008
Saint Peters Cemetery
DuPage County
Illinois, USA
Created by: Teresa
Record added: Jul 19, 2008
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LTC Arthur William Berger
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LTC Arthur William Berger
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