Obituary: Max E. Berger



Max E. Berger, 83, Indianapolis, died July 11 at Maple Park Village in Westfield. He was born on Sept. 28, 1931 to Lloyd and Dorothy (Horner) Berger in Peru, Ind.

Max proudly served his country during the Korean War in the United States Army. He farmed all his life, was a member of Erie United Methodist Church in Peru, enjoyed NASCAR racing, and was an avid reader. He enjoyed walking, and loved traveling in his RV with his traveling friends who brought him great joy. Most of all, Max was a loving father to his daughters.

His descendants include five daughters, Kimberly J. Jowitt and Celeste A. O’Neill (both deceased), Jennifer L. Boots, Dawn E. Morley, and Susan D. Good; and six grandchildren, Crystal Marr, Jayme Thompson, Lenny Foyer, Raymond Foyer, Richie Boots, and Sam Good.

In addition to his parents and two daughters, Max was preceded in death by his wife of 23 years, Jayne E. Berger; and older brother, Clarence E. Berger.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to AMVETS, 4647 Forbes Blvd. Lanham, MD 20706.