Geri Duane Berkenstock
Geri Duane Berkenstock, 70, of Elizabethtown, passed away at 8:10 a.m. on Friday, November 22, 2019 at the Brown County Health & Wellness Center in Nashville, Indiana. He was born on July 16, 1949 in Columbus, the son of Robert Lee and Juanita F. (Pope) Berkenstock. He was raised in Columbus and had been a resident of Elizabethtown the past 15 years. Geri was a member of the National Muzzle Loading Rifle Association and the art club at the Southern Indiana Center for the Arts in Seymour. He enjoyed drawing, muzzle loading, hunting and spending time with his grandchildren. He married Kathy Bevill on August 1, 1972 in Jacksonville, Arkansas and she preceded him in death on June 9, 2015. Geri is survived by his son, Ivan (Dawn) Berkenstock of Bloomington and his daughter, Traci (Chad) Kroger of Westport; four grandchildren, Carl and Nathan Kroger of Westport, Anelise and Elena Berkenstock of Bloomington. He was preceded in death by his parents and a sister, Cheri Hawkins. A Memorial Service will be conducted at 7:00 p.m. on Friday, December 6, 2019 with Rev. Jay Vanderbur officiating at the Bass & Gasper Funeral Home in Westport. A time of visitation will be held two hours prior to the service at 7:00 p.m. at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to the Southern Indiana Center for the Arts or Our Hospice through the funeral home. Online condolences can be made to the family at
Published on December 2, 2019


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