February 13, 2011 – James ‘Jimmie’ Louis Berger, the oldest son of Marcus John and Mary ‘Marie’ Catherine (Tibesar) Berger, died today at the Medcenter One Mandan Living Center in Mandan, North Dakota. Jimmie never married and, he live practically all his life with his dear mother Marie (Tibesar) Berger. He was buried in St. Mary’s Cemetery.
James L Berger
October 29, 1927 – February 13, 2011
Resided in Mandan, ND
James L. Berger, 83, died February 13, 2011, at the Medcenter One Mandan Living Center.
Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 1:30 pm Wednesday, February 16, at Church of St. Mary, Bismarck, with Rev. Nick Schneider officiating. Burial will be in St. Mary’s Cemetery, Bismarck.
Visitation will be held from 4:00 pm until 9:00 pm Tuesday, February 15, at Eastgate Funeral Service, Bismarck, where a rosary/vigil will begin at 7:30 pm.
James was born October 29, 1929, in Bismarck, ND, the son of Marcus “Jim” and Mary “Marie” (Tibesar) Berger. He was raised and educated in Bismarck. James attended St. Mary’s Grade School and graduated from St. Mary’s High School. James learned the skill of welding and was a part of Berger’s Welding Works with his father. He retired from welding at 65.
James enjoyed model airplanes and was a member of the Elks.
He is survived by his brothers, Robert J. (Marilyn) Berger, and Richard J. (Jan) Berger, all of Bismarck; his sister, Mary Ann Bohrer, Bismarck; and many nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Jim and Marie Berger.
The family is especially thankful for all the staff at the Medcenter One Mandan Living Center and the exceptional care they provided to James.