Charles “Art” Berger

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414 E. Main Street New Washington OH 44854 1/11/2015 14:00:00

414 E. Main Street New Washington OH 44854 1/12/2015 11:00:00

Charles “Art” Arduff Berger, age 93, of Attica, Ohio, passed away Wednesday, January 7, 2015 at The Willows at Willard, Ohio. He was born on January 25, 1921 in New Washington, Ohio to the late Rudolf and Clara Ida (Magsig) Berger. He was self employed most of his life driving truck and was owner of the Attica Hotel Bar, Surf Lounge, Bay Bell Diner and Bayview Carryout in Sandusky. Art was a member of the American Legion and he enjoyed deer hunting, farming and spending time with his grandchildren and great-grandchildren. He served in the Army as a machine gunner during WW II being stationed in New Guinea and the Phillipines.
Art is survived by a daughter Nan (Jim) Schumacher of Attica and a son, Robert (Jane) Rule of Ft. Pierce, Florida; grandchildren, Sheri, Shaun, Mike, Robbie, Julie, Kim, Jason, Justin, Rory, Kippi and Randy; numerous great grandchildren who were the apple of his eye; brother, Rudolf (Leona) Berger, Jr of Bucyrus, Ohio; numerous nieces and nephews.
He is preceded in death by his wife Inez (Phillips) Berger; his parents Rudolf and Clara Ida (Magsig) Berger; four brothers, Kermit, Robert, Richard and Carl Berger and two sons, Frederick and Norman Rule.
Friends may call on Sunday, January 11, 2015 from 2:00 to 4:00 P.M. and on Monday from 10:00 to 11:00 AM at the Secor Funeral Home in New Washington, Ohio where a funeral service will be held Monday, January 12, 2015 at 11:00 A.M. with Pastor Thomas Pairan officiating. Memorial contributions can be made to the Sons of the American Legion, Attica Post 260 or the Attica Jr. Fair “Raise The Roof” Fund. Online condolences can be made at


Sheryl (Berger) Ridgley - Jan 9, 2015

Nan and Jim,
I am so sorry for your loss. Uncle Art’s whit and ways will be with us for a long time. There is just something special about those “Berger Boys.” Wonder what they are doing now?

Darlene & Bob - Jan 9, 2015

Sheri & Family,
We would like to share our condolences
to your entire family on the loss of a father
Grandfather, uncle and brother. As life takes
away your loved one, please find comfort
that he has left behind pieces of himself
with each of you, all the memories & love
he shared will bring warm feelings
And so much comfort to your heart’s.
By someone that meant so much to so many people.
Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you at this difficult time.
The Mortensen’s

Barb Rogers - Jan 9, 2015

Our condolences are with you and your family. We spent many years entertaining ourselves at the Attica Hotel and knew Art and Innie, Jim and Nan. Art was a great guy. I know all of you will miss him.