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Kenneth Phillip Berkey

February 25, 1914 - October 24, 2013


Kenneth Phillip Berkey, 99, died Oct. 24, 2013, at home in Hubbard.

He was Feb. 25, 1914, in Hubbard to John and Grace Berkey.

On June 20, 1941, he married Lilly Lais in Zion Mennonite Church where he was a lifetime member.

He was co-owner of Needy Brick and Tile Co. for 64 years.

He served in his church as an elder and teacher and supported local and international missions.

Survivors include his daughters, Jeanne Heyerly, of Indiana, Linda Abraham, of Idaho, Anita Berkey, of California, and Grace Stutzman and Karen Amstutz, of Hubbard; sisters, Ruth Hostetler, of Canby, and Helen Reznicsek, of Woodburn; brother, Richard Berkey, of Molalla; and 17 grandchildren.

His wife, son, Peter, and a grandson preceded him in death.

A memorial service will be Sunday, Nov. 3, at 3 p.m. at Zion Mennonite Church.