May 22, 1945 - March 3, 2015

 

 

Maureen Marie Berry, 69, of Becker, passed away Tuesday, March 3, 2015 at St. Cloud Hospital in St. Cloud. She was born May 22, 1945 in Wadsworth, OH the daughter of Maurice and Glenna (Derr) Laubenthal. Maureen grew up in Wadsworth OH, graduating from Wadsworth High School and then attending Eastern Kentucky University for Elementary Education. During college she met John Guilfoyle III to whom she was united in marriage to in 1968. The couple later divorced. On July 23, 1988 Maureen was united in marriage to Thomas Berry and the couple moved from Zimmerman to Becker, MN. Maureen loved animals and the ocean. She was also a talented cook and was famous for making bourbon balls. She also enjoyed teaching, gardening, craft sales, shopping and most of all her children and grandchildren. She had a great sense of humor and enjoyed taking part in pranking her family members and friends. She will be dearly missed.

Maureen is survived by her husband Tom Berry of Becker; children John (Mary) Guilfoyle of Austin and Ginger (Devin) Skille of Princeton; step daughters Heather (John) Coppedge of Locust Grove, OK and Kim (Nathan) Wheeler of Clearwater; grandchildren, Kelsy and Emily Skille; J.D. (Jeri), Will, Kimmi, Abigail and Connar Coppedge; Kayla (Peter) Alnes, Elijah, Micah, Hannah and Isaiah Wheeler; great grandchildren Taylor and Korilyn; siblings Karen (Ben) Benita of VA and Gary (Jackie) Laubenthal of OH; along with many other loving relatives and friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents and first husband John.

Visitation will be held from 4-6PM on Monday, March 9, 2015 at New Life Church in Princeton with a prayer service beginning at 6PM.

In lieu of flowers, memorials are preferred to Ruff Start Rescue of Princeton or Faith in Action of Becker.

Arrangements entrusted to Williams Dingmann Family Funeral Home, Princeton.