Lester J. Berberick, 90, resident of rural Plymouth, passed away Thursday, Sept. 27, 2012, at Stein Hospice Care Center, Sandusky.
He was born June 30, 1922, in Bellevue, to Alexander and Ida Rose (Holmer) Berberick. Lester was a lifelong farmer who quoted that farming was always in his heart. He enjoyed planting a seed and watching it grow. He also had worked at the former Herrbrand Company, Fremont, as a young man and later worked and retired from Pioneer Rubber where he was a security officer. He was a member of the St. Joseph Catholic Church, Plymouth, and accepted Jesus Christ as his savior Nov. 9, 2010. Lester also enjoyed working with horses and cutting firewood.
He is survived by his three daughters, Helen (John) Westbrook of Willard, Lu Maurer of Shelby and Cindy (Rick) Paulo of Willard; and two grandchildren, Ashley Maurer of Shelby and Levi (Lana) Maurer of Lakemore.
In addition to his parents, Lester was preceded in death by his wife, June M. Berberick in 2009; a son-in-law, Paul Maurer Jr.; and six siblings, Esther Harris, Loretta Deuchler, Edmund Berberick, Marie Sears, Leo Berberick and Rosalie Neuroth.
Friends may call from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 2, 2012, at Secor Funeral Home, Plymouth.
His funeral will be 11 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 3, with Pastor J.C. Church officiating. Burial will follow at Greenlawn Cemetery, Plymouth.
Online condolences may be left for the family at www.secorfuneralhomes.com.