Daniel Berge, age 78, of Mount Hope, Wisconsin passed away on Sunday January 22, 2023 at Crossing Rivers Hospital in Prairie du Chien, surrounded by his family. He was born November 10, 1944 to James and Rita (Beller) Berge in Ladysmith, Wisconsin. He was a graduate of Flambeau High School.
He married the love of his life Laura Stamm on March 20, 1981 in Waukesha.
Dan enjoyed hunting especially at the cabin in the Northwoods, auto racing (driving stock cars in his younger years) and sports. Dan was a proud member of United States Marine Corp, was a Vietnam combat veteran and a member of Mount Hope Legion #229. He also enjoyed talking to people and sharing his many stories with them. He spent his career as a watchmaker, welder and metal fabricator. Dan was a jack of all trades and there was nothing he couldn't make or fix.
Dan is survived by his wife Laura of Mount Hope. A daughter JoAnne Berge (Dominic and young Dom of Chanhassen, Minnesota. A brother Jerry (Deb) Berge of Mount Hope, and there children Kirsten (Russ) Nathun (Beth) Holen, and Sarah Holen. Grand Nieces and Nephews Landen,Liam,Quinn and Ethun. A special cousin (brother by another mother) Bob (Betty) Callahan of Gilman, Wisconsin. Sister in law Jo Ellen (Stanley) Larson of Waukesha. Brothers-in-law Paul Stamm of Waukesha, Peter (Diane) Stamm of Waukesha, Dean Stamm of Menomonee Falls. Also by many Nieces and Nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents, and special cousin Mike Callahan (brother from another mother) , and Mother and Father-in-law Doug and Virgina Stamm.
A celebration of Dan's life will be from 1pm to 4pm on Friday February 10, 2023 at the Boscobel Bowl and Banquet in Boscobel, Wisconsin with Military honors at 2 pm.
Dan's favorite color was plaid! Please join us by wearing plaid in his memory at his celebration of life.
In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to the Boscobel Hospital Foundation or Boscobel EMS in Dan memory.
Kendall Funeral Service in Boscobel is assisting the family. Online condolences can be sent to www.kendallfuneralservice.com