July 8, 1935-February 22, 2020

MOUNT VERNON — Gail Lloyd Berger, 84, of Mount Vernon, passed away peacefully Feb. 22, 2020. He was born July 8, 1935 at home to Kenneth and Reba (Chase) Berger.

Gail graduated from Homer High School and was a lifelong farmer. With his father and brother, they milked Jersey cows until 2000. Then they switched to Draft Ponies at his niece’s behest. Gail loved his ponies, hauling his Amish boys, but most of all his family. His niece and nephew were truly privileged to have him in their life. Gail also served 2 years in the US Army.

He is survived by his brother, Robert; niece, Carol (Stephanie) Crites; and nephew, Brett (Tom Bilcze) Berger, all of Mount Vernon; and special family friends Matt and Nikki Swift of Columbus.

He was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Mildred (Burrell); and sister-in-law, Bonnie J. (Ranck) Berger.

Calling hours will be 2-4 p.m. and 6-8 p.m., Tuesday, Feb. 25, at Law-Baker Funeral Home, 34 N. Main St., Utica. Funeral Service will be 11 a.m., Wednesday, Feb. 26, at Law-Baker Funeral Home with Pastor Ben McKinstry officiating. Burial will follow in Fairview Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations be made to Hospice of Central Ohio, P.O. Box 430, Newark, OH 43058-0430.

To sign an online guest book, visit www.law-bakerfuneralhome.com.

 

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