Robert C. Berkel, 86, born August 17, 1927 in Belleville, Illinois, passed away on Saturday, September 21, 2013 at MarKa Nursing Home, Mascoutah, Illinois.
Robert was a retired factory worker. He loved fishing and the outdoors. He was a United States Army Veteran serving in the Korean War.
Online condolences may be expressed to the family at ww.valhallagardensandfuneralhome.com
Robert was preceded in death by his parents, Arthur and Bessie, nee Anderson, Berkel; siblings, James Berkel and Helen Tinius;
Surviving are his step brother, Larry Berkel of Florida and nieces and nephews Barbara Junker, Linda Stock, Robert (Bobby) Tinius, Bruce Tinius, Daisy Tinius, Ramona Tinius,
Graveside services will be held at Valhalla Gardens of Memory, Belleville, Illinois on Tuesday, September 24, 2013 at 11:00 AM
Valhalla Gaerdner Holten Funeral Home, Belleville, Illinois