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Jack Lee Berry

January 25, 1946 October 21, 2011
Jack Lee Berry
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Obituary for Jack Lee Berry

Jack Lee Berry, 65, of Oconto, died Friday, October 21, 2011 at his home. Jack was born to the late John and Margaret (Hunt) Berry, Jan. 25 1946. He married Julie Olson on December 28, 1967. Jack graduated from Chamberlain, SD High School in 1965. He served his country in the United States Coast Guard from 1966 to 1970. Jack graduated from Northern State University in 1973 with a BA in Education and received a Masters in Special Education and Administration from the University of North Dakota in 1978 and from Northern University in 1985, respectively. Jack was a special education teacher until he retired in 2001 from Oconto Falls High School. He was an active member of First American Lutheran Church in Oconto, Coast Guard Auxiliary, Boy Scout Master, and enjoyed spending time sailing. Jack is survived by his wife Julie; four children: Tania Berry of Coldwater MI; Christopher (Laurie) Berry of Oshkosh; Nathan (Erin) Berry, of Rockford IL; and David Berry, of Oconto Falls; and his sister Alice (Robert) Widmann of Kailua-Kona HI. He also is survived by four grandchildren: Peter, Katie, Esperancia, and Lucy. The family will receive relatives and friends at the First American Lutheran Church, Oconto, from 2 to 4 PM Friday, October 28, 2011. Memorial services will be conducted 4 PM at the church with the Rev. Mary Zupansic officiating. Military Rites will be performed by the American Legion Post #74. The Gallagher Funeral Home, Oconto, is assisting the family. On line condolences may be expressed at www.gallagherfuneralhome.net.

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Visitation

Friday

28

Oct

2:00 PM 10/28/2011 2:00:00 PM - 4:00 PM 10/28/2011 4:00:00 PM
First American Lutheran Church

511 Madison St.
Oconto, WI 54153

First American Lutheran Church
511 Madison St. Oconto 54153 WI
United States

Service

Friday

28

Oct

4:00 PM 10/28/2011 4:00:00 PM
First American Lutheran Church

511 Madison St.
Oconto, WI 54153

First American Lutheran Church
511 Madison St. Oconto 54153 WI
United States
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