Charles W. “Chuck” Berger, 69, Indianapolis

Chuck BergerCharles W. “Chuck” Berger, 69, died Tuesday, April 22, in Indianapolis. He was born in Jasper June 8, 1944, to Alphonse and Catherine (Paffenberger) Berger. He was married to the former Muriel Hadley for 31 years.

Chuck retired from National Starch Chemical after 25 years as a transportation supervisor. He was active with the Moose Lodge in Beech Grove and the American Legion in Jasper.

He is survived by his wife, Muriel Hadley; three sons, Keith Berger, Toby Shields, and Todd Shields and wife Jennifer; one daughter, Alicia Rea and husband Anthony; two brothers, Dave Berger and wife Barbara, and Bud Berger and wife Mary Jane; one sister, Mary Beth Sleeth and husband Steve; and seven grandchildren.

Services at 4 p.m. Saturday at Conkle Funeral Home Avon Chapel. Burial will follow at a later date. Friends may call from 3 p.m. Saturday until time of service at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society. Condolences may be shared at

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