Jerold J. Berg, 80, of the town of Lyndon passed away on Tuesday, November 8, 2016 as a result of injuries sustained in an auto accident.

Jerold was born on April 19, 1936 in Sheboygan a son to the late Clarence and Irene (Ebelt) Berg. He grew up in the Cascade area attending Cascade Grade School and graduating from Plymouth High School in 1954. He attended the Agricultural short course at UW-Madison.

On May 8, 1965 he was united in marriage to Janice Rosenthal and she preceded him in death on September 27, 2012. Following high school Jerold worked for Kay-tee Farms in Chilton, was a field tester for DHIA and served in the National Guard. Jerold was a dairy farmer his whole life and continued to graze heifers each summer through this year. For many years.

Jerold was active in organizations supporting nature and sustainable agriculture including Riveredge Nature Center, Wellspring, Grassworks and the North American Rock Garden Association.

Jerold was a member of St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Cascade where he was involved in various church activities.

Jerold is survived by a son and daughter-in-law, Daniel and Robin Berg of Monona; grandson, Bryce Berg of Monona; two sisters, Carol (Leo) Ehrlich of Plymouth and Barbara (Dan) Busalacchi of Mequon ; a brother, Eugene (Mildred) Berg of Pensacola, FL and a brother-in-law, Eldon (Julie) Rosenthal of Elkhart Lake. He is further survived by other relatives and friends.

In addition to his wife and parents he was preceded in death by a son, David, and a sister-in-law Joyce (Roger) Adams.

A funeral service for Jerold will be held at 1 pm, Saturday, November 12 at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Cascade with Rev. Richard Bidinger officiating. Burial will follow in the Mt. Pleasant Cemetery. Family and friends may gather at the church, 509 Milwaukee St., Cascade, on Saturday from 10 am until time of service at 1 pm.

A memorial fund has been established in Jerold’s name.

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