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Wilfred Francis "Sonny" Berlin
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Birth: Apr. 24, 1928
Butler County
Kansas, USA
Death: Jun. 7, 2008
Springdale
Washington County
Arkansas, USA

Wilfred Francis "Blondie" Berlin

Berlin, Wilfred Francis "Blondie," 80, of Siloam Springs, Ark., died June 7, 2008, at Circle of Life Hospice in Springdale, Ark. He was born April 24, 1928, in Wichita, Kan., the son of Wilfred Heinrich Berlin and Thelma Lelia Keihl Berlin. Mr. Berlin was the fifth generation of oldest sons. He was a 1946 graduate of Wichita North High. He was veteran of the Korean War. He retired from Simmons Foods after 40 years of service. He married Pauline June Marquardt on March 13, 1954. Mr. Berlin was a Baptist and charter member of Harvard Avenue Baptist Church in Siloam Springs. He was preceded in death by his parents, wife Pauline, 2 brothers, Duane Berlin and Donald Berlin; and a sister, Retha Patterson. Survivors include 3 sons, Wilfred Bruce Berlin and wife Peggy of Broken Arrow, Okla.; Wesley Berlin and wife Dora of Oklahoma City; Paul Berlin and wife Pam of Siloam Springs, Ark.; 7 grandchildren; 4 great-grandchildren; 2 brothers, Jerry Berlin and wife Dorothy of Wichita, Kan.; Glenn Berlin of Fort Wayne, Ind.; 4 sisters, Lela Knecht of Belleville, Ill.; Mary Dixon and husband Troy of Wichita, Kan.; Laura Fisher and husband Richard of Bentley, Kan.; and Judy Davis and husband Leon of Burk Burnett, Texas. A memorial service was Tuesday, June 10, 2008. Memorial contirbutions can be made to Circle of Life Hospice, 901 Jones Rd., Springdale, AR 72762.

Published in Wichita Eagle on 6/11/2008
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Wasson Funeral Home credit for the photo and this obit.:

Wilfred Francis "Blondie" Berlin 80-year-old resident of Siloam Springs, Arkansas, died June 7, 2008, at Circle of Life Hospice in Springdale, Arkansas. He was born April 24, 1928, in Wichita, Kansas, the son of Wilfred Heinrich Berlin and Thelma Leila Keihl Berlin. Mr. Berlin was the fifth generation of oldest sons. He was veteran of the Korean War. He retired from Simmons Foods after 40 years of service. He married Pauline June Marquardt on March 13, 1954. Mr. Berlin was a Baptist and charter member of Harvard Avenue Baptist Church in Siloam Springs. He was preceded in death by his parents, wife Pauline, 2 brothers, Duane Berlin and Donald Berlin; and a sister, Retha Patterson.

Survivors include 3 sons, Wilfred Bruce Berlin and wife Peggy of Broken Arrow, Oklahoma; Wesley Berlin and wife Dora of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma; Paul Berlin and wife Pam of Siloam Springs, Arkansas; 7 grandchildren; 4 great-grandchildren; 2 brothers, Jerry Berlin and wife Dorothy of Wichita, Kansas; Glenn Berlin of Fort Wayne, Indiana; 4 sisters, Lela Knecht of Belleville, Illinois; Mary Dixon and husband Troy of Wichita, Kansas; Laura Fisher and husband Richard of Bentley, Kansas; and Judy Davis and husband Leon of Burk Burnett, Texas.

A memorial service will be held 5:30 P.M. Tuesday, June 10, 2008, at Wasson Memorial Chapel in Siloam Springs, Arkansas. Memorial contributions can be made to Circle of Life Hospice, 901 Jones Rd., Springdale, AR 72762.




Burial:
Unknown


 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Wilfred Henry Berlin (1903 - 1972)
  Thelma L. Keihl Berlin (1903 - 1963)
 
 Spouse:
  Pauline June Berlin (1935 - 1977)*
 
 Siblings:
  Wilfred Francis Berlin (1928 - 2008)
  Retha Ann Berlin Lawson (1930 - 1991)*
  Henry Duane Berlin (1934 - 1997)*
  Jerry L. Berlin (1935 - 2009)*
  Donald L. Berlin (1936 - 2000)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Cremated, Other.
 
Created by: Carol Berlin Piatt
Record added: Sep 19, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 97392720
Wilfred Francis Sonny Berlin
Added by: Carol Berlin Piatt
 
 
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 Added: Feb. 28, 2016
 
 
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