Henry “Bud” Barg, 89, formerly of Almond, died Tuesday, June 5, 2012, at Bethany Home in Waupaca.
A funeral service will be held at 7 p.m. Monday at Maple Crest Funeral Home in Waupaca. Burial will be in Highland Memorial Park in New Berlin.
A celebration of life will also be held at the Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) Post 1037 Clubhouse in Waupaca at a future date.
Visitation will be at the funeral home from 4 p.m. Monday until the service.
Memorials should be given to the charity of one’s choice.
Condolences may be offered online at www.maplecrestfh.com.
Mr. Barg was born Dec. 17, 1922, in Milwaukee, a son of the late Henry Herbert and Fredrica Barg.
He was married to Dorothea Anne McCrossen on June 14, 1941. She preceded him in death.
He served the U.S. Army 106th Calvary in Germany, Austria and other European countries during World War II.
He worked for McCrossen Crane & Cartage for most of his working career, purchasing the business with his wife in the early 1970s. They retired in 1981, selling the business and moving to the town of Belmont near Almond.
He was a member of the United Church of Christ in Milwaukee, the Operating Engineers Local 139 for more than 50 years and a life member of the Waupaca VFW Post 1037.
Survivors include one son, William Charlotte Vaughn), Scandinavia; one daughter, Bonnie (Norman) Paulson, Scandinavia; three grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; and a special friend, Josephine Flintz.
He was also preceded in death by two sisters and one daughter-in-law, Anna (Kearns).