Lee Joseph Berninger(1985 - 2013)

Lee Joseph Berninger

Lee Joseph Berninger, 27 of Lafayette passed away on July 3. 2013 at 4:33 p.m. Lee was born on August 11, 1985 in Lafayette to Teresa K. Meihls Berninger and the late Fred L. Berninger. Lee graduated from Frontier High School in 2004, and went on to work in construction for Montgomery Enterprises. Lee enjoyed watching NASCAR, playing guitar, spending time with family and his nephew, Emery Vaughan. He was also a fan of Jeff Gordon and Mark Martin.

Surviving along with his mother Teresa K. Berninger, are two siblings, Corinna (Isaac) Vaughan of Huber Heights, OH, and Brian Berninger of Peoria, AZ, and his grandfather, Darrell Meihls.

Services will be held on Wednesday, July 10, 2013 at 3:00 p.m. with visitation one hour prior to the services at Simplicity Funeral Care. Memorial contributions can be made to the Suicide Prevention Local Chapter. Simplicity Funeral Care entrusted with care. Share memories and condolences at www.simplicity-funeralcare.com.

Published in the Journal & Courier from July 5 to July 6, 2013