Paul Berg

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Paul Berg

Funeral services for Paul Berg, 66 year old Kaycee man who passed away suddenly Tuesday afternoon in Kaycee, will be held Monday May 19th at 10:00 a.m. from the Harold Jarrard Park Building in Kaycee with Charlie Firnekas officiating. Visitation will be held from the Harness Funeral Home Chapel on Sunday from 1:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. and at the Harold Jarrard Park Building on Monday from 8:00 until 9:30. Interment will be in the Kaycee Cemetery with military graveside rites by the American Legion and VFW to follow the funeral. Donations in Paul’s memory may be made to the Paul Berg Memorial Fund to help his family defray costs.
Paul James Berg was born on March 15, 1948 in Breckenridge, Minnesota to Leo and Barbara Berg. He grew up and went to grade school and high school in North Dakota. Paul joined the U.S. Marines in 1968 and served in Force Reconnaissance in Vietnam where he received the Bronze Star and the RVN Cross of Gallantry which are awarded to military personnel recognition of deeds of valor or heroic conduct while in combat with the enemy. He received an honorable discharge in 1971 and returned to North Dakota where he was a traveling cowboy. He moved to Kaycee, Wyoming in the late seventies where he continued working as a cowboy. He was married to Teresa Taylor and they made their home in Johnson County. He traveled working for several years and settled back in Kaycee in 2000 where he had his own leather shop business. He continued living in Kaycee until the time of his death.
He is survived by Three sons, Will Berg and his wife Kelsey of Casper, Jason LeDoux and his wife Angie and Jesse Berg of Laramie; two daughters Trish Berg and Echo Berg both of Gillette; one brother Pat Berg of Buffalo; three sisters, Georgia Sandvig, Virginia Berg and Nancy Lidehal all of North Dakota and ten grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents.