JAN E. BERGE
Born: June 23, 1943
Died: January 23, 2020
Visitation: Wednesday, January 29, 2020
3:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Michaels Funeral Home, 800 S. Roselle Road, Schaumburg
Funeral Service: Thursday, January 30, 2020
Prayers begin at 10:15 am at Michaels
Funeral Mass begins at 11:00 am at St. Hubert Catholic Church, 729 Grand Canyon Street, Hoffman Estates
Inurnment: to be held at a later date
Jan E. Berge, 76, a resident of Hoffman Estates for 40 years was born on June 23, 1943 in Fjelberg, Norway to the late Odd (Father) and Borghild (Mother) and passed away on January 23, 2020 in Bloomingdale. Jan emigrated to the United States from Norway as a teenager becoming a Naturalized Citizen through his service in the United States Military. Jan was Honorably Discharged from the United States Army on July 19, 1970 attaining the rank of Sergeant. Jan retired as a school bus driver after 18 years of service to the students and teachers of High School District 211. Jan was a motivated youth soccer coach, an avid dog lover, and a proud American.
Jan was the adoring husband of 50 years to Shirley (nee Oswald), loving father of Paul (Heather); beloved grandfather of Ava, Hannah and Noah; fond brother of Marit (James) Wallin and Bjorn; dear uncle and friend to many. He will be missed by all those whose lives he touched.
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