William P. Berger, 82, formerly of Watertown, father of a Stevens Point woman, died Thursday, April 13, 2000, at Clearview South in Juneau.
Services will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday at the Hafemeister Funeral Home in Watertown with the Rev. Thomas Marr of St. Bernard Catholic Church officiating. Burial will be in St. Bernard Catholic Cemetery in Watertown. Graveside military rites will be provided by Richwood VFW Post 7852.
Visitation will be from 4 to 7 p.m. Monday at the funeral home and Tuesday before the services.
Mr. Berger was born April 2, 1918, in Clyman, a son of the late Joseph and Mary (Darcey) Berger.
He was married to Ellen Marie Wick on Nov. 29, 1947, at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church in Clyman.
He graduated from Juneau High School.
He was a veteran of World War II, serving in the 150th Horse Cavalry Troop K Regiment of the U.S. Army in North Africa and Italy.
He worked at Crepaco in Lake Mills as an installation engineer.
He was a member of St. Bernard Catholic Church in Watertown, Richmond VFW Post 7852 and Watertown Elks Lodge No. 666 where he also earned Elk of the Year Award.
Survivors include his wife, Watertown; three daughters, Laurie (Don) Stoltz, Stevens Point, and Kristine (Thomas) Papiernik and Kathryn Berger, both of Watertown; one son, William F. (Cheryl), Watertown; one sister, Margaret Knull, Prairiesberg, Ohio; four stepgrandchildren; and four great-stepgrandchildren.
He was also preceded in death by one brother, John.