Farming Rural 17

Evelyn Ann Berndt

May 25, 1923 ~ December 8, 2019 (age 96)


Evelyn Ann Berndt, 96, of Baroda passed away Sunday, December 8, 2019 at Hanson Hospice Center, Stevensville.

A Funeral Service will be held at 11 AM Monday,  December 16, 2019 at The Boyd Chapel of Pike Funeral and Cremation Services, 9191 Red Arrow Highway, Bridgman with Reverend Dalton Stanage officiating.  Friends may meet with the family from 10-11 AM before the funeral. Memorial contributions may be given to Hospice at Home, 4025 Health Park Ln, St Joseph. Burial will be at New Troy Cemetery, New Troy. Send flowers to the family and online condolences accepted at
Evelyn was born Friday, May 25, 1923 in Montpelier, North Dakota the daughter of the late Frank and Anna (Patzwell) Kaiser. On December 6, 1941 she married Robert W. Berndt, Jr. and he preceded her in death on Oct. 2, 1998.  Evelyn was a homemaker, taking care of family and the family farm. She was a faithful member of Olivet Congregational Church, Bridgman.

Survivors include her daughter: Donna Welsh; daughter-in-law: Carol Berndt; four grandchildren: Bart (Candy) Berndt, Tricia (Scott) Yack; Debbie (Rodger) Smith and Colleen (Jim) Edwards; five great grandchildren: Ashley, Matthew, Meg, Kailey and Lindsey; and sister-in-law: Bernice Kaiser.

Evelyn was also preceded by her son: Gary Berndt in 1998; her grandson: James Welsh, II in 2018; and siblings: George, Walter, Alvin, and Otis Kaiser; and an infant sister: Alice.

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December 16, 2019

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Pike Funeral Home, Boyd Chapel
9191 Red Arrow HIghway
Bridgman, MI 49106

Funeral Service
December 16, 2019

11:00 AM
Pike Funeral Home, Boyd Chapel
9191 Red Arrow HIghway
Bridgman, MI 49106


New Troy Cemetery
4190 Weechik Road
Sawyer, MI 49125


Hospice at Home
4025 Health Park Lane, St. Joseph MI 49085

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