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Leonard Berline

September 29, 1933 ~ July 23, 2013

Leonard Lue Berline was born September 29, 1933 in Caldwell, Kansas and died July 23, 2013 at his home in Caldwell. He was 79 years old.

Leonard attended Caldwell High School, graduating in 1951. He served in the U.S. Army in the 1950s, moved to Tucson, Arizona in 1958 and served on the fire department for 20 years. He retired and lived briefly in Show Low, Arizona before returning to Caldwell about ten years ago.

Leonard loved music, golf and playing dominoes.

He is survived by his daughter Bonnie Darby and son Bruce Berline and grandson Matthew Berline, sisters Eleanor Patton, Janice Byford and brother Byron Berline, as well as several nieces and nephews.

Services will be private.

A memorial will be set up in Leonards name at the Oklahoma International Bluegrass Festival Golf Tournament.

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Family and Friends - 07/25/2013

So sorry to hear of Leonards death... a dear class mate... lots of fun in highschool.. I think this is seven we have lost... YEA SENIORS OF 51........


Marilyn Bryson Misak

Family and Friends - 07/25/2013

My sincere sympathy to one of my favorite families. Love to you all. Also one of the class of '51.


Jim Phillips

Family and Friends - 07/29/2013

Leonard was one of my favorite people. I will miss him at Winfield and Guthrie. Love and Prayers to the family.


Shirley and Jim Hyatt of Buffalo, Mo.

Family and Friends - 07/30/2013

So sorry to hear about Leonard Berline passing away, I remember my folks, Pauline and Ernest Cink talking about your music, you were fantastic on the violin. To the family, God Bless you all. Our Prayers are with you all.


Don Lebeda

Family and Friends - 08/04/2013

Leonard was a good person and a good friend. He will be missed.



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