John Willard Berg was born to Katharina and Peter W. Berg on May 28, 1912 in Corn, Washita, Oklahoma, USA. He was the second child but the first living son to grow to adulthood. John’s older brother Edwin was born in 1911 but only lived 17 days.
When John was only 16 years old he was the school bus driver for the Corn Grammar School.
John married Ruby Patzkowsky May 12, 1935 in Falfurrias, Tx.
John signed up for the WW2 draft October 16, 1940.
John and Ruby had three children the first of which was premature and died at birth. Baby berg was born February 28, 1941 in Texas. Kenneth was Ruby and John’s second child. 1942 – 2014
Steven is John and Ruby’s third child.
John had a coffee vending machine service business. I remember seeing those machines when I was a kid, my grandma would put in 10 cents or what ever it was, then a cup would fall down into the slot, with the clear viewing window, then the hot steaming coffee would pour into the little paper cup.