|Birth: ||Jan. 16, 1925|
|Death: ||Nov. 13, 2001|
Gove County Advocate, Nov. 21, 2001
Elmer A. Berens, Victoria, 76, died Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2001, at his home.
He was born Jan. 16, 1925, in Vincent to Ulrich H. and Elizabeth (VonLintel) Berens. He was a 1943 graduate of Schoenchen High School.
He married Dolorosa Kuhn on June 9, 1949, in Victoria. She died Feb. 17, 1992. He was a member of St. Fidelis Catholic Church and Knights of Columbus, both of Victoria. He was a farmer and stockman in the Vincent area and moved to Victoria in 1994. He served eight years on the Victoria school board, 11 years on the Hope Valley school board, 10 years on the Freedom Township board committee, a year on the Victoria Co-op board, and a year on the FHA board. He served many years on the St. Boniface Catholic Church committee. He was a member of the Victoria Meal Site.
Survivors include three sons: Samuel, Colorado Springs, CO; Roy, Jacksonville, FL; and Karl, Bixby, OK; three daughters: Connie Dinkel, Victoria; Vickie Dreiling, Great Bend; and Pamela Clark, Olathe; two brothers: Ben, Great Bend; and Victor, Quinter; two sisters: Theckla Haas, Hays; and Irene Dinkel, Victoria; 14 grandchildren; and a step-great-grandchild.
He was preceded in death by three brothers, Louis, Otto and Fidelis.
Services will be at 10 a.m. Friday, November 16 at St. Fidelis Catholic Church, Victoria, with Father Maris Goetz officiating; burial in the church cemetery.
Ulrich H. Berens (1880 - 1973)
Elizabeth Von Lintel Berens (1887 - 1973)
Dolorosa Kuhn Berens (1932 - 1992)*
Louis H. Berens (1907 - 1985)*
Thecla Clara Berens Haas (1915 - 2012)*
Victor John Berens (1918 - 2010)*
Irene M Berens Dinkel (1921 - 2013)*
Elmer A. Berens (1925 - 2001)
Saint Fidelis Cemetery
Created by: Peggy Ricker
Record added: Nov 22, 2011
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