Catherine Berks, passed away Wednesday January 1st, 2020 at Bryan West Hospital at 10:58am. She was born June 13th, 1963, in North Platte, NE. Her family moved to Lincoln, NE in 1968. Catherine was part of a large family of 14 children. She was known for having a generous heart and fun loving spirit by all her siblings, son, Daughter In-Law, Grand Daughter, family and friends. She was raised in Lincoln, NE and graduated from Lincoln High School. She worked as a Cook in the Food Service Industry at Ne Wesleyan Univ, Amigos, Serenity Place, Technology Systems"INS", Farmers Union Ins, Paramount Linen, Woody's Bar and Grill, Russ's B&R, United Vending @ State Farm Ins, Contemporary Food Management @ State Farm Ins and Versatile Foods @ Nebraska Wesleyan Univ. Catherine was known for her cooking, craft making, dancing, camping, and just being outdoors. Catherine is proceeded in death by her parents, Lee Terry Berks Sr., and O.C. Berks. Brother Otha Berks and Sisters Rebecca, Roberta and Mary Berks. She leaves to cherish her memories by her son Alfonzo(Eve) Berks, Grand Daughter Savione Berks, Siblings Letha Berks Allen(Bob Allen) Lincoln; James Berks(Trishey Bluford) Lincoln; Stevie Berks Lincoln; Lee Terry Berks Jr. Lincoln; Arlene Berks Lincoln; Darlene Berks Lincoln; Anne Garrett Lincoln; Danny Berks Sr. Lincoln; Patricia Berks Wiedel(Jan Wiedel) Lincoln; A host of nieces, nephews, great nieces, great nephews, brother inlaw, and other relatives and friends. The Berks family and Alfonzo would like to acknowledge and thank all the family and friends. We as people come from a culture that traditionally loving, supportive and nurturing as our sister Catherine was, and shared with all of us. It is from you that we draw strength and comport. May God forever bless each and everyone of you. May we continue to create more memories to smile about.
Celebration of Life will be held 5:00 p.m. Thursday, January 9, 2020 at Messiah Lutheran Church, 1800 South 84th Street, Lincoln, Ne
Memorials may be sent to Alfonzo Berks