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“We are sorry for your loss. We have wonderful memories of Ron & Liz's Christmas open house parties that were filled with laughter & friendship. We...Read More »
1 of 12 | Posted by: Jerry & Patricia Metcalf - MO

“I've known Ron since kindergarten in Kirkwood, MO. When we were young, his family and mine did many things together. He will be missed. ”
2 of 12 | Posted by: Mike Bywater - Kikkwood, MO

“Ron and Liz were such good friends of my mom and dad, Hugh and Macy Brady in Concordia, MO. They were wonderful people and were highly respected in...Read More »
3 of 12 | Posted by: Larry Brady - Leawood, KS

“It is never easy to say goodbye to our parents. Now that goodbyes are being said, we hope that all the family can move forward with joy, knowing...Read More »
4 of 12 | Posted by: Helen & Din - Pacifica, CA

“To all who loved Ron,May God grant you the strength and peace in the days ahead as you mourn, but also as you celebrate a life well-lived! ”
5 of 12 | Posted by: Steve Hatesohl - Shawnee, KS

“Oh Ron the wonderful hugs you gave every time you and Liz came to clinic. I am so blessed that I knew the both of you and I am so happy you are...Read More »
6 of 12 | Posted by: amy velasquez - kansas city, MO

“Your family have my deepest sympathy. ”
7 of 12 | Posted by: Nancy Gilkey - Concordia, MO

“I never had the honor of meeting Mr. Berg, but he had to be a wonderful man to raise a generous and gracious daughter like Mary. My sympathies to you...Read More »
8 of 12 | Posted by: Carla Schreiber - Kansas City, MO

“We had many great trips with Ron and Liz when he was President of his State Funeral Directors Association and I was of North Dakotas. Karen and I...Read More »
9 of 12 | Posted by: Jay Seibel - Beulah, ND - friend

“As the days and weeks pass, and as you return to life's routine, may you continue to feel comforted by the love and support of family and friends. ”
10 of 12 | Posted by: Carol Camereon - Brookfield, MO

“So sorry for your familes loss but the love you have for all your family will get you thru it. Ron and Liz both were wonderful people those memories...Read More »
11 of 12 | Posted by: CROLYN GIBBS - ROSEVILLE, CA

“We have had many, many fun hours with Ron and Liz over the years. We have missed Liz so much and now will miss Ron. They are together again, right...Read More »
12 of 12 | Posted by: Patty Dowden - Maryville, MO


RONALD "RON" H. BERG of Baldwin City, KS formerly of Concordia, MO died January 27, 2018 at the age of 75. A licensed funeral director and embalmer in Missouri and Kentucky, he began his career working at the Pfitizger Mortuary in Kirkwood, MO before joining Ricks Funeral Home in Elsberry in 1964. In 1965, he and his wife, Liz purchased the E. S. James Funeral Home in Concordia, and later two funeral homes in Sweet Springs and Blackburn, MO. They retired in 2001 after serving 35 years in the funeral business. They remained active in the industry, having worked at Mt. Moriah and Freeman and the McGilley Memorial Chapels. He was a member of the Missouri Funeral Directors Association for over 50 years, where he served as president from 1998 to 1999 and district director, while also serving on the board of NFDA.