Walter "Wally" H. Berg, 73, Sarasota, died March 27, 2000.
He was born Feb. 8, 1927, in Chicago and came to Sarasota in 1965 from Park Forest, Ill. He was the former owner and operator of Gulf Gate Hardware. He was a volunteer at Selby Gardens, a member of the Sarasota Bromeliad Society and a charter member of Good Shepherd Lutheran Church. He was a Navy veteran of World War II.
Survivors include his wife, Dorothy; two sons, Warren of Sarasota and William of Tampa; and three grandchildren.
There will be no visitation. A memorial service will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church. Wiegand Brothers Funeral Home is in charge.
Memorial donations may be made to Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, 5659 Honore Ave., Sarasota, FL 34233; or to American Cancer Society, 1750 17th St., Suite A, Sarasota, FL 34234.
[Sarasota Herald Tribune - March 29, 2000]