Joseph (Joe) Lynn Berg was born Dec. 29, 1944, the son of Leonard and Voloyce Berg. He graduated from Chula Vista High School in San Diego California. He served in the United States Army and in 1979 moved to Iowa.


He worked for the Redfield and Adel Brickyards for several years. Joe married Sandy Trent on Dec. 5, 2003. He was actively involved with their church, Panther Creek Church of the Brethren.


He loved to spend his time fishing and traveling with his wife. Joe passed away on May 29, 2017.


Joe is survived by his wife Sandy Trent of Adel, Children: Peter Berg and family of Colorado, Joseph Berg of Florida, Jennifer (Berg) Olson and family of Arizona, Brooks Akins and family of Adel, Gayla Shaka of West Des Moines.; Six grandchildren: Jeremy, Jimmy, Harley, Dane, Jayne and Sonya. Joe is also survived by his sister Nancy (Ralph) Soderberg; brother Richard Berg; sisters-in-law Nancy Hutson and Michel Olser.


Memorial services are scheduled for Saturday June 3 at 4 p.m. at Panther Creek Church of the Brethren in Adel. Memorial contributions in his honor can be made to Panther Creek Church (Joe Berg) or www.gofundme.com/joe-bergs-memorial-fund.