Henry VanBerkum


June 24, 1941 - July 10, 2014

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Henry Van Berkum passed away July 10, 2014. Henry VanBerkum, son of Ed and Eva VanBerkum was born June 24, 1941 in Sioux Falls, SD. He grew up in Sioux Falls and graduated from Washington High School.
He married Barb Sheppard on December 11, 1976 in Sioux Falls. Henry spent 29 1/2 years working for the State of SD at the State Penitentiary.
He was an avid football fan with the Green Bay Packers being his team. The highlight for him was attending a live game at Lambeau Field in Green Bay and getting a autographed picture of Ryan Grant. He loved watching TV especially crime dramas like CSI and of course football and NASCAR. His dogs Honey, Junior, and Jade were his best four legged friends. Henry was always first in line when good food was being served and loved his time spent at family dinners at his son's house.
Grateful for having shared his life are his wife, Barb; two son, Noel and Dan (Carol) VanBerkum all of Sioux Falls, SD; sister, Bev (Gene) VerSteeg, Inwood, IA; brothers, Dean (Bonnie) VanBerkum, Lake Havasau City, AZ, Roy (Cara) VanBerkum, Rapid City, SD; and a host of other relatives and friends.

A celebration of life service will be held 6:00-8:00pm July 14, 2014 at Heritage Funeral Home.