STARKWEATHER Monrad Berg, 89, Starkweather, died Wednesday, Nov. 21, 2012, in a Devils Lake nursing home.
He was born Feb. 28, 1923, to Christian and Marie Berg, near Calio. He served in the Army during 1945. He married Elizabeth "Bette" Ladwig on Jan. 2, 1948. He and his wife provided foster care for more than 100 children.
Survivors: wife; sons, Curtis and Russell, both Starkweather; daughters, JoAnn Burt, Starkweather, Cathy Johnson, Cando; six grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; brother, Bjarne, West Fargo; sisters, Norma Vanderpan, Brookings, S.D., Carole Englestad, Mentor, Minn., Lois Anderson, Apache Junction, Ariz., and Ann Ellenson, Surprise, Ariz.
Funeral: Tuesday, 10:30 a.m., Trinity-Bergen Lutheran Church, Starkweather.
Burial: Trinity-Bergen Cemetery, rural Starkweather.
Visitation: Monday, 5 to 7:30 p.m., sharing of memories and prayer service Monday, 7 p.m., all in Gilbertson Funeral Home, Devils Lake.