Francis Walter Berberich, 77, passed away Saturday February 29, 2020 at Midland Hospice House.
He was born February 13, 1943, in Topeka, KS. The son of Thomas Berberich and Dorothy (Chambers) Berberich.
Francis married Vicki Alexander April 15, 1962. She preceded him in death, as well as their infant son, Chad.
A celebration of his life well be at 12:00pm Tuesday March 3, 2020 at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church, 227 SW Van Buren St, Topeka.
Francis graduated from Hayden High School in 1961.
He enjoyed a 35 year career at Dupout/Flexel in Tecumseh, Kansas.
After retirement Francis chose a second career at the Prairie Brand Casino in Mayetta, Kansas. He was a poker dealer, which was one of his passions.
Francis resided in Osage City, Kansas from 1978-2017.
He enjoyed taking his family on cross country vacations, playing golf, going to the casino, going to the movies and grabbing a good hamburger.
He was a member of the Eagles and Lions Clubs in Osage City, Kansas.
He will live in the hearts of his daughters, Christine (Pete) Lira and Sherri (Brad) Pollman. Francis is also survived by three sisters, Connie Knight, Donna McCollum and Jayne Berberich, as well as a brother, Kevin Berberich, eight grandchildren, 10, great grand children and several nieces and nephews.
Memorial contributions may be made to Alzheimer’s Association at act.alz.org.