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Gilbert Cyrus Berry



Mr. Gilbert C. Berry, age 86, died Thursday, October 25, 2007. He was born in Muskegon, MI on January 31, 1921 to Cyrus Gilbert & Klea (Sovacol) Berry & married the former Catherine A. St. Amour on November 8, 1941 in Muskegon, MI. Mr. Berry served his country in the U.S. Army during WWII in Europe under Patton. He had been employed as a machine operator at Anaconda for 37 years until retiring in 1980. He was a member of Prince of Peace Catholic Church, a life time member of V.F.W. and former member of the Vikings. Gilbert enjoyed fishing and camping, but foremost was his family.

SURVIVORS Wife, Catherine A.; 1 son, John Berry of Muskegon; 1 daughter, Joan (Jerry) MacPhee of Battle Creek; 13 grandchildren; 26 great-grandchildren; 1 brother, Walter (Bernice) Berry of Grant; and 2 sons-in-law, Robert Allen of Holton and Robert Ruppel of Clarkdale, AZ. He was preceded in death by 2 daughters, Sandra Ruppel and Donna Allen; brother, Nathan Berry; and 3 sisters, Inez Yonkers, Florence Race, and Helen Puffer.

SERVICE Monday, October 29, 2007, 11:00 AM, at Prince of Peace Catholic Church with Fr. Phil Sliwinski officiating.Interment at Laketon Township Cemetery with a veterans service under the Auspices of Don Rea V.F.W. #8846.


Muskegon Chronicle, October 27, 2007


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  • Find A Grave Memorial 41501895
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Gilbert Cyrus Berry (31 Jan 1921–25 Oct 2007), Find A Grave Memorial no. 41501895, citing Laketon Township Cemetery, North Muskegon, Muskegon County, Michigan, USA ; Maintained by tidbits (contributor 46867240) .