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James Arnold Berger

October 12, 1966 ~ August 15, 2023 (age 56) 56 Years Old


James Arnold Berger was born on October 12, 1966, in Worthington, Minnesota, to Jim and Julia Berger. James passed away at the age of 56 on Tuesday, August 15, 2023, in Queen Creek, Arizona.

James is survived by his wife of 28 years Robin Berger (Jackson) whom he met on April 1, 1990, and they married on September 9, 1995. He is survived by his two children, daughter Ashley Berger (German Zamora) and son Brock Berger. James is survived by his brother Jeff (Janice) Berger, sister Joan Ferdinand, mother-in-law Charla Jackson, brother-in-law Tony Jackson (Jennie) and sister-in-law Tara Lobato (Steve). He leaves behind numerous nieces and nephews spread across the United States in Minnesota, Colorado, South Dakota, and Texas.

James is proceeded in death by both of his parents, Jim and Julia Berger, father-in-law Bobby Jackson and brother-in-law Jimmy Jackson.

James graduated from Worthington High School in 1985 and continued his education at Mankato State University, graduating in 1990 with a degree in Criminal Justice. He began his career in juvenile corrections starting out at High Plains youth facility, continuing on to Youth Track, Kids Peace, and Rite of Passage. James began working at ROP in November of 2006 and worked there up until his death.

James was a dedicated family man, friend, and mentor. James was committed to his family and improving the lives of at-risk-youth. He was a kindhearted, loyal, and an extremely hard-working soul, if you had the pleasure of coming into contact with him, you were enlightened by his presence. James loved supporting his family and friends in their many endeavors which included attending many sporting events. He loved the sport of golf and often played with his son, brother, nephews, and friends. While he hailed from the state of Minnesota James was a huge Broncos fan often talking shop after the games.

We are confident that James would not want for you to expend much energy on grieving his loss but would suggest you channel your energy on those before you. James would want his loved ones and friends to celebrate his life momentarily. The greatest gift you can give to honor his legacy would be to lead by example, being a champion and supporting those you love. You can pay tribute to James’s legacy by spending time with those around you and showing true care and compassion for one another.

In lieu of flowers or gifts, please consider donating to the Passageway Scholarship Foundation at Your donation will help enhance the future of at risk youth.

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August 21, 2023

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Tabor Funeral Services (Colorado)

Funeral Service
August 22, 2023

11:00 AM
Tabor Funeral Services (Colorado)

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