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Pastoral Team:
Rosanna McFadden
Elizabeth Kelsey

We worship at:
60455 CR 113
Elkhart, IN 46517
Phone: 574-875-7800
Fax: 574-875-7885

Sunday Worship
9:30 a.m.
Fellowship Time
10:45 a.m.
Church School
11:00 a.m.
Visitors welcome!
All times are
Eastern Time.


Janet M. Berkebile
February 5, 1949 - June 1, 2007

Janet M. Berkebile, 58, died June 1, 2007, at home due to an extended illness. She was born February 5, 1949, in Lindsay, Calif., to Marlin and Eunice (Moomaw) Brightbill. On December 19, 1970, in North Manchester, she married John S. Berkebile. He survives along with one son, Stephen P. Berkebile of Graz, Austria; one daughter, Elizabeth A. (James) Breitenbach of Doha, Qatar; one granddaughter; one sister, June (Glenn) Brechbiel of Tucson, Ariz.; one brother, Jerry (Sandy) Brightbill of Tonasket, Wash.; and her mother, Eunice of North Manchester.

There was no visitation and cremation took place. A memorial service was held on June 9 at Creekside Church of the Brethren, with the Rev. David Bibbee officiating. Ashes were to be scattered in the Church Memorial Garden.

Mrs. Berkebile retired from the Wa-Nee School System, where she worked as a teacher/librarian for more than 21 years. She was a member of the church and served as the choir director. She graduated from Manchester College with a degree in elementary education, and received her master's degree from Purdue University in Media Science. She was a caring Christian woman who was liked and enjoyed by many.

Memorials may be given to Heifer Project International, 66300 U.S. 33 E., Goshen, IN 46526.

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