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Olinger Highland Mortuary & Cemetery

10201 Grant St, Thornton, CO

OBITUARY

Melvin Glenn Beberniss

June 24, 1928August 21, 2019

Melvin Glenn Beberniss, age 91 passed away on Wednesday August 21, 2019 at his home in Commerce City, Colorado. Melvin was born June 24, 1928 in Alda, Nebraska. He married Dora Whetstone on July 7, 1951 in Grand Island, Nebraska and they enjoyed 68 years of marriage. Mr. Beberniss served in the United States Army during the Korean War and worked for many years as a Route Driver. Melvin enjoyed going camping with his family and dancing, especially Polka dancing.

Mr. Beberniss is survived by his loving wife Dora, five children, Sandy(Ed) Wallace, Terrie Morden, Craig(Annette) Beberniss, Jon(Debbie) Beberniss, grandchildren, Olivia, Calin(Ian), Stephen, Trevor(Anne), Nicholas(Leslie), Kyle (Kim), Jody, Matt(Martina), Lisa(Mark), Kara(Bryan), great grandchildren, Mariah, Jonah, Christopher, Taylor, Mason, Peyton, Elle, Tatum, Nico, Birdie, Aunika, Jacob, Brissa, and brothers Leonard & Cleo Beberniss. He is preceded in death by his son Jerry Beberniss, brother Leonard Beberniss and parents, George & Melinda Beberniss.

A visitation for Melvin will be held Thursday, August 29, 2019 from 3:00 PM to 6:00 PM at Olinger Highland Mortuary, 10201 Grant St, Thornton, CO 80229. A funeral service will occur Friday, August 30, 2019 at 10:00 AM at Olinger Highland Mortuary Chapel. Burial at Olinger Highland Cemetery.

Fond memories of Melvin and expressions of sympathy for his family may be shared using the guest book link below

Services

  • Visitation Thursday, August 29, 2019
  • Funeral Service Friday, August 30, 2019
  • Committal Service Friday, August 30, 2019

Memories

Melvin Glenn Beberniss

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Craig Beberniss

August 26, 2019

Dear Dad you are a great man I will miss your knowledge, your jokes and your voice I hope I am half the man you were you will always be in my heart and mind Love you Dad

Nicholas Beberniss

August 24, 2019

We Love you Great-Grandpa Mel! Thank you for loving us the way that you did. We Love you and will miss you always.

Love your great grandchildren,
Taylor, Mason and Peyton Beberniss

Nicholas Beberniss

August 24, 2019

We Love you Grandpa and you forever be missed! We will miss your inspirational conversations and your warm welcome and goodbyes! Until we meet again!

Brenda Redman-Beberniss

August 24, 2019

My sincere sympathy to all.
Mel was my father in law for almost 11 yrs. He always had a upbeat attitude when you were around him. He loved his family with all his heart. He was a good man. God bless you Mel

Kara Moore

August 23, 2019

Love you Grandpa and I'll miss your hugs. ❤

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