AP NEWS

Willis J. Berry

February 27, 2019

Willis J. Berry, 83, loving husband, father, grandfather, brother, uncle and friend, passed away peacefully, surrounded by his adoring family in Albuquerque, NM on Friday, February 15th, 2019. Willis was born at home near Dustin and Stuart, Nebraska on May 10, 1935. He was a proud veteran of the United States Army and spent a 40-year career with Farm Credit associations in Nebraska, Iowa and Georgia. He will be remembered as a strong and loving family man, as a man of faith and for his integrity, honesty, good humor, generosity and service towards others. Survivors: wife, Karen; son, Richard Berry (Maria); daughter, Laura Stevenson (Jonathan); grandsons, Scott and Mitchell Stevenson, Jacob Berry. Preceded in death by his father and mother, Rollo and Ethel Berry and infant brother, Roland. A Memorial Service was held on Wednesday, February 20, 2019 at FRENCH – Lomas in Albuquerque, N.M. Funeral Services will be held on Monday, March 4, 2019, 10:30 a.m. at Valparaiso United Methodist Church (Valparaiso, NE) followed by interment at the Valparaiso Cemetery. Reception to immediately follow. To celebrate the life of Willis Berry, in lieu of flowers, the family asks that you donate to a charity of your choice in his name. Please visit our online guestbook for Willis at: www.FrenchFunerals.com