Lowell Berg

ELIZABETH–Lowell S. Berg, 77, Elizabeth, passed away Friday, Oct. 9, at Waverly Place in Stockton.

Lowell, better known as Shorty, was born Jan. 6, 1943, the son of Lowell Sr. and Margaret (Storey) Berg. He was the youngest of three boys. Shorty and his family moved around as a kid, but he eventually ended up in Huntley, and graduated from Huntley High School with the class of 1963. Soon after, Shorty moved to the Schapville area and worked on a cattle farm, later working for Thompson Township.

Shorty loved people and had many friends. He quite enjoyed heading up to the tavern is Scales Mound, where he and his many compatriots would talk over coffees and cokes. Shorty’s kind nature and friendly demeanor will be remember by all those he loved and knew.

Lowell will be missed by his two brothers, Budd, Sr. (Inge) Berg, Hanover, and Dick (Linda) Berg, Spring Hill, Fla.; a niece, Sissy (Don) Zink, Stockton; three nephews: Budd Berg, Jr. (Rich Sherbarth), Davenport, Iowa; Rick Berg and Ryan Berg; and by his grand-niece, Jessica Zink, Stockton.

Lowell is preceded in death by his parents, Lowell Sr and Margaret.

A private family graveside service will be held.

Posted 10/14/2020