OBITUARY

James Berendsen

August 10, 1945May 24, 2012

James L. Berendsen, 66, of Evansville, passed away at his home on May 24, 2012.

Jim worked until his retirement at Overnight Trucking and was a Navy Veteran. He was an avid motorcycle rider and enjoyed boating.

Jim was a devoted member of St. Benedict Cathedral.

He was loved and will be missed greatly by his family and friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Norbert and Isabel Berendsen; his oldest brother, Bernard Berendsen, C.S.C.; and his oldest son, Shane.

Jim is survived by his son and daughter-in-law, Eric and Kristle Berendsen; grandchildren, Zachary and Jennifer Berendsen and Calib Logel; sister, Joan Smith and husband Raymond; brother, John Berendsen and wife Nancy; brother, David Berendsen and wife Beverly; nieces and nephews.

A memorial mass will be held on Friday, June 1, 2012, at 11:00 AM at Alexander North Chapel, officiated by Fr. Paul Ferguson. Burial will be at a later date at Allouez Cemetery in Green Bay, WI. Friends may visit Friday from 10:00 to 11:00 AM at Chapel.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Catholic Education Foundation, Holy Cross Hall, 520 S. Bennighof, Evansville, IN 47714 or the American Legion Post.

Services

  • Visitation Friday, June 1, 2012
  • Memorial Service Friday, June 1, 2012
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Eric Berendsen

May 15, 2013

Its been almost a year and I still miss you very much.

June 25, 2012

It has been almost a month since your passing. I miss you.

Eric Miller

June 1, 2012

I am sorry to hear of your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with the entire Berendsen Family.

Matt,Nicole,Matthew,Jessica,Christopher Snyder

May 31, 2012

We will miss you Jim.

Our deepest sympathies to the family.

We are so sorry for your loss.

Katie Ropinski

May 30, 2012

I shall miss our "chats" on the phone and your yearly and bi-yearly visits. We may not have been good "husband and wife" but we sure did good as friends! I really will miss you. Glad there is no more pain or lonliness in your life!

Eric Berendsen

May 30, 2012

I will miss you "Pops". I love you very much.

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