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Dr. Theodore Berg D.D.S. Jr.


1936 - 2017 Obituary Condolences
Dr.  Theodore Berg D.D.S. Jr. Obituary
April 2, 1936 - August 5, 2017 Theodore Berg Jr. passed away peacefully after a long illness. He was 81. Ted grew up in Ohio and attended Cornell University for his undergraduate studies and the Ohio State University Dental School. After graduating O.S.U. he moved to CA where he completed his internship at the VA Hospital in L.A. and later established his private practice in Santa Rosa CA. After a few years in private practice he accepted a position as a professor of dentistry at the UCLA School of Dentistry, specializing in Removable Prosthodontics, where he taught for 30 years, retiring in 1996. He was, and still is, a highly respected leader in his field, receiving many awards including the Fred E. Gulick Distinguished Life Member Award. In his free time, he was a steam locomotive aficionado and built his own 1 inch scale locomotive and multiple rail cars. He was a member of L.A. Live Steamers for 43 years. A loving father, husband and brother, he is survived by his wife, Ginny, sister Janice, daughter Natalie and her husband Mike TenEyck, son Eric and his wife Ameliana, stepson Rob Dabrowski and his wife Leslie, nephews John and David, and many grandchildren and great-grandchildren. He will be greatly missed by all that he passed his knowledge, love and compassion to. Services will be held Wed., Aug. 16th, 1:00pm at Gates, Kingsley & Gates Smith Salsbury, 4220 S. Sepulveda, Culver City.
Published in the Los Angeles Times from Aug. 10 to Aug. 12, 2017
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