Frank J. Berger

August 19, 1923 - April 11, 2018

Frank J. Berger, 94, of Litchfield, Ohio passed away peacefully Weds. April 11, 2018. Frank was born in Cleveland, Ohio, August 24, 1923 to the late Frank and Ann (nee Silhavy) Berger. He resided in Cleveland until 1948 when he moved to Litchfield. After graduating from high school, Frank worked at National Acme, Cleveland as a machinist, making nuts and bolts during the war. Later, he decided to come to help his father on the family dairy farm. Frank and his late wife Sue purchased the current farm in 1958, where they raised their family. Frank was a member of the Medina County Farm Bureau. He enjoyed working in his large vegetable garden and tending to the flowers.Frank retired from farming in 1990. In the 1990’s, Frank would travel with Jim to watch the trains in the Allegheny Mountains in PA. Frank & Sue enjoyed attending the county fairs and flea markets during their retirement. He will be greatly missed by his family- Jim (Lois) Berger, Litchfield, Jeff (who passed away in 2013) (Margaret) Berger, Litchfield and Barbara (Michael) Shilling of Mantua. Grandchildren-Cheryl (Kevin) Green of Medina, Jeanette Berger, of Brunswick, Joe, David, Beth, John & Katie Berger, of Litchfield, Paul (Erin) Shilling of Poland, OH, Jake Shilling of Cuyahoga Falls and Courtney (Robert) Hoekstra of Cleveland, Great grandchildren- Jimmy & Molly Green and Addison & Logan Shilling. Preceded in death by his beloved wife Susan Berger 2015, brother- Joseph Berger and sister- Ann Berger. Calling hours- 3:00-7:00PM, Sunday, April 15, 2018 at the Bauer Funeral Home 2089 Columbia Road Valley City, OH. Funeral Service- 11:00 AM, Monday, April 16, 2018 at the funeral home, with Rev. Jim Ellison, officiating. Burial- Litchfield Township Cemetery. The Berger Family would like to express their sincere appreciation to the Brookdale South Staff for their wonderful care & support that was given to their father and grandpa.


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