Niel Berg

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Berg, Niel

Niel Berg, age 78, a long-time resident of Albuquerque, passed away on March 21, 2017.

Niel was known

among family, friends, and co-workers for his intellect and dry wit. He had many interests and accomplishments during his life, including 24 years as a docent at the Albuquerque Biopark Zoo.

Niel is survived by his wife Toni; his son Eric and wife Judy; his son Kirk and wife Amy; and his son Kalle. He is also survived by his grandchildren Erik, Alyssa, Mikayla and Molly.

In honor of Niel's service in the United States Navy, a family burial ceremony was held at the National Cemetery in Santa Fe on March 29, 2017.

A gathering of family and friends will be held at a later date to celebrate Niel's life and love of nature. Memorial contributions may be made to Zoo Education, Rio Grande Zoo, 902 Tenth Street SW, Albuquerque, NM, 87102.

Published in Albuquerque Journal from Apr. 2 to Apr. 3, 2017