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Mary Lou Berkley

Mary Lou Berkley, 67, of Lewistown, passed away at 5:40 p.m. Friday November 27, 2015 at her home.
 She was born January 15, 1948 at Canton, the daughter of Franklin G. and Dorothy Maxine (Howe) Van Etten Jr. She married Warren H. Berkley on December 21, 1967 at Lewistown. He survives with two sons, Andrew (Christie) Berkley of Mason City, Daniel (Bethany) Berkley of Morris, three daughters, Holly Little of Jacksonville, Susan (Jack) Walden of Glenarm, and Christine (Bill) Sander of Phoenix, AZ; 14 grandchildren, one great grandchild, two brothers, Edward (Tracy) Van Etten of Mountain Home, ID; and Timothy (Lanette) Van Etten of Havana, two sisters, Carrie VanEtten of Rock Hill, SC; and Lori (Greg) Bainter of Portage, WI. She was preceded in death by her parents, and one brother, Alan Van Etten.
She was a member of the Order of Eastern Star where she served as past worthy matron. She was also a member of the United Methodist Women.
A visitation will be held Thursday from 5-7 p.m. at Henry-Lange Memorial Home in Lewistown. Cremation will be accorded after the visitation. A private family graveside service with burial of ashes will be in Oak Hill Cemetery at Lewistown. Memorial contributions may be made to Beacon of Hope Hospice. To view Mary’s life tribute video or to send condolences visit

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