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Wilbert Glen Berning, 71, Norborne, MO., passed away peacefully Friday, February 1, 2013 at NorthCare Hospice House. Visitation will be held from 9 to 11 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 9, at The Trinity Lutheran Church, 204 N Pine St, Norborne, MO, followed by a Memorial Service with Pastor Scharff at 11 a.m. with burial following in Trinity Lutheran Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to Trinity Lutheran Cemetery Fund in care of the church.
Glen was born October 2, 1941 in Norborne, Mo to Herbert Berning and Melba Hart Berning. He was a life long resident of Norborne, graduated from Norborne High School, and was a member of the Trinity Lutheran Church. He served 3 years in the United States Army and worked in Carroll County for the Missouri Department of Transportation, retiring in 2001. Glen was an active member of Lions Club International and was a Past District Governor for District 26I. Glen was everyone’s best friend and will be remembered by all for his outgoing personality and his big smile.
Survivors include his son John Berning and wife Trina, Springfield, MO; daughter Glenda Carmack and husband Ron, Warrensburg, MO; brother Jim Berning and wife Betty, Excelsior Springs,MO; sister Deloris Rice and husband Joe, Kansas City, MO; brother Jerry Berning and wife Marian, Richmond, MO. He had 8 grandchildren and 3 great grandchildren. He was a beloved uncle to Valorie, Sara, Jodi, Sherri, Doug, Jill and Jason. He was preceded in death by his fraternal twin brother Herbert Gene Berning and his parents.
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