Robert 'Bob" E. Berls
Sept. 8, 1940 - Feb. 23, 2012
OBERLIN, Nebraska -- Robert "Bob" E. Berls, 71, died Thursday (Feb. 23, 2012), at his residence in Oberlin.
He was born Sept. 8, 1940 to albert "Bert" and Rosemary Bruggerman Berls in Selden,Kansas.
He graduated from Oberlin in 1958 and later from the Denver Electronics School.
He married Marie Bates on June 13, 1970.
He was a custodian at the Decatur County Court House. He was a member of the Sacred Heart Catholic Church and Knights of Columbus.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Albert and Rosemary and brother- in law, Harold Lohf.
He is survived by his wife, Marie, of Oberlin; sons,Randy (Peggy) Bean of Goodland, Kansas and Rob (Emilie) Berls of Ashville, North Carolina; sisters, Elaine Lohf of Salina, Kansas and Mary and husband, Jim Bradford of Olathe, Kansas, Alice and husband, Bob, of Oberlin and four grandsons.
Services are Friday,March 2, 2012 10:30 a.m. at the Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Oberlin with the Rev. Marck Berland officiating.
No visitation as cremation was chosen. Vigil services are Thursday, March 1 at 7:30 p.m. at the church.
Memorials may be given to the Bob Berls Memorial Fund.
Pauls Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.