Carl J. Berndt
Carl Julius Berndt, 89, formerly of Bonduel, passed away Friday, Jan. 25, 2013, in Seymour. Born on June 13, 1923, in the town of Angelica, he was the son of the late Emil A. and Matie (Marten) Berndt.
Carl lived most of his life in rural Bonduel. On Aug. 30, 1952, he was united in marriage to LaVern Timm at the Immanuel Lutheran Church in the town of Cicero. After marriage, the couple continued to farm in rural Bonduel. After retiring from farming, the couple moved into Bonduel, where they resided until moving to Seymour in 2007. Carl was a member of the Our Savior Lutheran Church in the town of Lessor, where he was a council member and former president. He was also a former member of the town of Hartland Fire Department. Carl was an avid Green Bay Packers, Wisconsin Badgers and Milwaukee Brewers fan. He also enjoyed bowling, playing pool, playing cribbage, fishing, playing bingo, doing word searches and spending time with his grandsons.
Carl is survived by his son, Ronald (Shelly) Berndt, of Ashwaubenon; three grandsons, Robert Berndt, currently stationed in Japan, Rodney Berndt and Ryan Berndt, of Oshkosh; and a sister-in-law, Joyce Timm.
Carl was preceded in death by his wife, LaVern, on Feb. 14, 2008; his parents; a sister, Marie Bergsbaken; and two brothers-in-law, Lester Timm and Daryl Bergsbaken.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Friday, Feb. 1, 2013, at the Our Savior Lutheran Church in the town of Lessor with the Rev. Mike Dismer officiating. Burial will be in the Highland Memorial Park in Appleton. Visitation will be held at the Swedberg-Wendt Funeral Home in Bonduel on Thursday from 4-8 p.m. and at the church on Friday from 10 a.m. until the time of the service.
A special thank you to all staff at Good Shepherd Nursing Home for all their patience and listening to all his suggestions; and especially for the exceptional care he received while he was a resident.www.swedbergfuneralhome.com