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Berger Naig Obituary

Berger Naig
of Ringsted

10:00 - 11:00 a.m., Saturday, September 1, 2018
Henry-Olson Funeral Chapel - Armstrong

11:00 a.m., Saturday, September 1, 2018
Henry-Olson Funeral Chapel - Armstrong
Pastor Suzanne Wobig - Officiating

St. John's South Cemetery
DePew, Iowa

Ringsted American Legion and Armstrong VFW Post

Berger C. Naig Sr., of Hatboro, formerly of Ringsted, Iowa, passed away on August 15, 2018 in Abington-Jefferson Hospital. He was 86 years old. Berger was born on a farm in Depew, Iowa a son of the late Bertel and Josie Naig.

He is a 1949 graduate of Emmetsburg High school where he was on the basketball and football team. In 1952 he was drafted into the U.S. Army and served in the Military Police where he was awarded the Good Conduct Medal and National Defense Service Medal. Berger was also gold Lifetime Member of the United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America Local #8 and the Ringsted VFW. He was Baptized and Confirmed in the St. John’s Lutheran Church in Depew, IA. He enjoyed golf and bowling and was a member of the 1972 Bowling Championship Team.

He is survived by a sister, Bertha Johnson of Ringsted IA; three children, Berger C. Naig Jr. and his wife, Ursula of LaPorte, PA, Cynthia Naig-Giovinazzo and her husband, Bernard of Hatboro, and Eric Naig of Willow Grove, PA; eight grandchildren, Patrick Naig (Karen) of Trappe, PA, Kevin Naig (Jessica) of Florida, Jennifer Naig of Douglasville, PA, Berger Christopher Naig of LaPorte, PA, Mandy Giovinazzo of Hatboro, PA, Nicole Giovinazzo-Burnham (Nathan) of Baker, LA, Roseanna Giovinazzo-McBride (Joshua) of Walker, LA, and Brittney Naig (Steve); fourteen great-grandchildren, Harmoni, Bella, Lorali, Beau, Matthew, Josie, Layla, Angelo, Phoenix, Tyler, Cameron, Michael, Riley and Koda; his first wife, Patricia Naig of Hatboro; and numerous nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by two brothers, Joe and Silas and half brothers, Pete and Marvin Peterson and half sister, Esther Egland and his parents.

In lieu of flowers, the family prefers memorials to Ringsted Presbyterian Church or charity of their

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