MESA, Ariz. — Ted VanDenBerg, 90, of Mesa, AZ, formerly of Dubuque, passed away Saturday, March 11, 2023, with family at his side. Honoring his wishes, there will be no formal services, but his ashes will be spread in his beloved mountains at a later date. Ted served as a paratrooper in the Army’s 82nd Airborne division. Those left to remember Ted include his wife Sandra; his children with his first wife Darleen: Randy (Kristi) of Durango, CO, Colleen (Gary) Foust of Zwingle, IA, Darwin of Farmington, NM, Troy (Kim) of Rockford, IA, and son with second wife Cleda: Gary (Courtney) of Durango, CO; step-daughters, Lori (Bob) Clark and Kelly (Tony) Sellers; Ted’s siblings, Bud (Willa), Dollie Harris, George (Grace), Lester (Chris); 15 grandchildren, 20 great-grandchildren, and 2 great-great-grandchildren; and many others who have loved him during his lifetime. Family who passed before him include his parents, Andrew and Kleo (Keele) VanDenBerg, brother Charles in infancy, sister Joann, step-daughter Robin, and step- grandson Jesse.

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Ted’s family would like to thank the staff at Alta Mesa Health and Rehab Center and Hospice staff for their wonderful care.

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