Frank Thomas John Berhorst

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Frank Thomas John Berhorst

  • Birth 24 Mar 1932 Belle, Maries County, Missouri, USA
  • Death 20 Apr 2013 Quincy, Adams County, Illinois, USA
  • Burial Canton, Lewis County, Missouri, USA
  • Memorial ID 115010721

PNJ-Apr.25, 2013
Obit. of Frank Thomas John Berhorst

Frank Berhorst, 81 of Canton Mo. died on Saturday, April 20, 2013, at Blessing Hospital in Quincy, Ill.

Frank was born on March 24, 1032 in Belle, Mo. to the late John and Regina Warden Berhorst. He married Betty Ann Emery on October 22, 1949 in Canton. She survives.

Frank was an avid farmer in Lewis Co. In 1963 he became owner and operator of Frank Berhorst Trucking. He loved to play guitar, listen to country music, and was always up for a good game of cards and loved to win. He was a member of St. Joseph Church, board member of MFA Exchange and MFA Oil Company.

In his early years before farming he worked for the State of Missouri Highway Department and George Nichols Implement in Canton, Mo.

Survivors include his wife Betty of Canton, eight children, Mike (Vickie) Berhorst of Lewistown, Kathy (Charles) Bringer of Lewistown, Norma (Larry) Bringer of LaGrange, Becky (Tracy) Howlett of LaGrange, Mary (Jeff) Fish of Ewing, Pat (Chuck) Feldkamp of Ewing, David (Joy) Berhorst of LaGrange, Barb (Mike) Bronestine of Ewing, 18 grandchildren and 21 great grandchildren.

Frank is also survived by one sister, Matilda Frances of Albert Lee, MN, three brothers, Theodore (Donna) Berhorst of Canton, Fred (Sharon) Berhorst of Quincy, and Lee (Naydene) Berhorst of Canton, two sister-in-laws Arlene Berhorst of St. Charles, Mo. and Marie Berhorst of Williamstown, Mo, four brother- in-laws Dale, Jim Ronnie and Donnie Emery and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents, two brothers, Steve and Edward, two grandchildren, Tammy Jo and Carroll Wayne Bringer, and one great grandchild Landon Michael Lee Berhorst.

Visitation was held Tuesday, April 23, 2013 at the Davis Funeral Home. Funeral services will be held Wednesday April 24, 2013 at 10:00 a.m. at the Davis Funeral Home in Canton with Fr. Basil Eruo officiating. Burial will be in Forest Grove Cemetery in Canton.

Music is provided by Rick and Lisa Parrish, vocalist.

Pallbearers will be Stacy Berhorst, Trent Howlett, Monty Bringer, Shannon Berhorst, Tom Howlett, Kirby Feldkamp, Timothy (TJ) Fish, Dustin Fish, Kevin Berhorst, and Tyler Berhorst. Honorary pallbearers will be Michelle Clapp, Tara Nelson, Melissa Klein, Angie Jennings, April Bronestine, and Beth Logsdon.

The family suggests memorials be made to the Lewis County Health Department or to the Donor's Choice. Online condolences may be left at





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  • Added: 6 Aug 2013
  • Find A Grave Memorial 115010721
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Frank Thomas John Berhorst (24 Mar 1932–20 Apr 2013), Find A Grave Memorial no. 115010721, citing Forest Grove Cemetery, Canton, Lewis County, Missouri, USA ; Maintained by AGS (contributor 48105654) .