|6/4/2014 2:48:00 PM|
Mary M. Berkevich, 72, of Beaver Dam, Wis., the mother of Jim Berkevich of Lakefield, died June 1, 2014.
A memorial gathering will be held today (Wednesday) from 9:30 to 11 a.m., at Koepsell-Murray Funeral Home, N7199 North Crystal Lake Road in Beaver Dam, Wis.
A memorial service will follow at the funeral home at 11 a.m., with Father Michael L. Wild officiating.
Koepsell-Murray Funeral Home of Beaver Dam is handling the funeral arrangements.
Mary Margaret Kolstad was born Dec. 27, 1941, to Lloyd and Dorothy (Knar) Kolstad in Fond du Lac, Wis.
In 1960, she married John Wm. Berkevich at St. Joseph's Church in Fond du Lac. She was a wife, mother and grandmother whose priority was her family.
She enjoyed cooking, crafts, sewing, quilting, wildflowers, reading novels, gardening and spending time with her family.
She was preceded in death her parents, her step-father, Clifford Wachs; and a brother, Bill Kolstad.
Survivors include her husband, John of Beaver Dam, Wis.; five sons: Bill (Pam) Berkevich of Westfield, Wis.; Mike (Karen) Berkevich of Beaver Dam, Wis.; Jim (Monette) Berkevich of Lakefield; Dan (Barb) Berkevich of Burnett, Wis.; and David (Renee) Berkevich of Lakeland, Fla.; 16 grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; and five brothers and sisters: Barbara Nett, Dave (Rose) Kolstad and Steve (Nancy) Kolstad, all of Fond du Lac, Wis.; Sue (Ron) Kolb of Plattsmouth, neb.; and Kate Kolstad of Sun Prairie, Wis.