Ronald M. Berkland
February 10, 1956 - April 18, 2022

Ronald M. Berkland

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Ronald M. Berkland, age 66, of Fremont
Died Monday, April 18, 2022 at Dunklau Gardens in Fremont.

Ron was born February 10, 1956 in Wahoo, Nebraska to Oscar and Lorna 'Oldigs' Berkland. He was raised in Wahoo until moving to Fremont in 1961. He graduated from Fremont High School. Following high school he travelled and joined the circus where he met his future wife Jill. They married, had two sons and later divorced. Shortly after he was diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis which he fought for over 30 years.

Sons - Nate (Amy) Berkland and their children Colton and Eva of Scribner
Zac (Jessica) Berkland and their daughter Chloe of Nashville, TN.
Mother - Lorna Berkland of Fremont
Sisters - Joan (Ron) Wilcox of Fremont
Karen (Paul) Ruwe of Fremont
Brothers - Richard (Cindy) Berkland of Scottsdale, AZ.
Lynn (Diane) Berkland of Fremont
nieces and nephews

Ron was preceded in death by his father Oscar and brother Alan.

The memorial service will be 10:30am, Friday, April 22, 2022 at First Lutheran Church in Fremont. Rev. Duane Miller will officiate. Memorials are suggested to First Lutheran Church.

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Friday, April 22, 2022
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3200 East Military Avenue
Fremont, NE  68025
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  1. John Steyer
    Very sorry for the family and friends of Ron. His Peace to you.
  2. Morris & Judy Rusch
    Are thoughts and prayers are with you at this time of sorrow.
  3. Colleen Berkland Petzenhauser
    My sincere sympathy at the loss of our cousin Ronnie. He was always the life of the party at our Berkland reunions. I have fond memories of him visiting the farm when we were young. He could always make us smile. I am so sorry I cannot be with you today to celebrate his life, but I hold you close in my heart and pray that your memories comfort you!❤️
  4. Diana (Berkland) Pals
    Dear Aunt Lorna, my cousins, and Ron’s children,
    My heart is with you as you bid Ronnie a temporary Goodby. I pray you are all together and blessed by wonderful memories of Ronnie. His sense of humor and his peaceful soul stand out to me. I send my love and sympathy to you all. Love, Diana
  5. Bradley
    My condolences to the Berkland family.

    You are free now my friend.
  6. Roger & Kim Oldigs
    Our condolences to all the Berkland Family. Ronnie will surely be missed. He had a way of always making everyone around him laugh and have a better day. I will always remember the time he and his friends came to visit my family in Houston in the early 1970’s. He was an inspiration to live every day to the fullest. We went to park, the zoo, the botanical gardens, and I think Astroworld. Even in our last visit, a couple of years ago, he made me laugh several times just being Ronnie. He will always be my crazy cousin Ronnie.
    Prayers for all the Berkland Family,
    Roger & Kim Oldigs

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