Gregory Eugene Berke

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Gregory Eugene Berke

Greg Berke, 54, passed away March 31, 2011 at the V.A. Hospital in Seattle, WA. Greg was born June 5, 1956 in LeMars, Iowa to Gene and Marilyn Berke.
He attended LeMars Elementary School. In 1969 the family moved to Marysville, WA where Greg attended Marysville Jr. High and then graduated from Pilchuck High School in 1974. After graduation Greg enlisted in the United States Navy in 1974 and was honorably discharged in 1977 reaching the rank of Yeoman Second Class. Greg then continued his education and enrolled at E.C.C where he studied and earned his Associates Degree in Business. Last September Greg was reacquainted with his high school friends at the Pilchuck High School Reunion and Golf Tournament. He truly enjoyed and loved his classmates dearly and cherished the time spent with them.
Greg is survived by his mother, Marilyn and step-father, Bill Pennington; brother, Bill (Dee); sister, Evelyn (Keith); step-brother, Rick Pennington; step-sister, Pam Berwald; uncle, Gary and Aunt, Rita, Miller; cousins, Scott and Russell Miller, Jon and Steven Dalberg; son, Ryan; daughter, Angela; nieces, Jennifer, Lindsy and Sarah; nephew, Zach; granddaughters, Bailey, Kaytlin and Meagan.
Greg was preceded in death by his father, Gene Berke; grandparents, Glenn and Irene Miller and Bill and Olive Westergard.
Funeral service to be held from 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m., May 7, 2011 at the Navy Chapel located at the Navy Support Complex Smokey Point, 13900 45th Ave. NE, Marysville, WA, 98271. A celebration of life to be held after service from 2:00 to 6:30 p.m. in the lounge at Maxis Restaurant, located in the south end of the Kmart shopping plaza parking lot. Food provided with a no host bar.



Published in The Herald (Everett) from May 4 to May 5, 2011
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