Gilbert E. Berland, 84, Damar, died Thursday, Jan. 16, 2020, at Logan Manor.

He was born Feb. 16, 1935, in Damar to Albert and Mary (Arpin) Berland.

He married Cindy Hamel on June 4, 1977, in Damar. He was a U.S.  Army veteran.

Survivors include his wife, Damar; a son, Robert Berland, Damar; five daughters, Angela Berland, Topeka, Valerie Burch, Overland Park, Kimberly Roberts, Topeka, Kristina Babiera, Sacremento, Calif., and Elizabeth Debes, Basehor; six brothers, Gary Berland, Smithville, Va., Steve Berland, Manhattan, Mark Berland, Pennsylvania, Reggie Berland, Bella Vista, Ark., Tim Berland, Damar, and Terry Berland, Lebo; three sisters, Laura Weatherly, Kitty Hawk, N.C., Susan German, Independence, Mo., and Cindy Moore, Orlando, Fla.; and 14 grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by a son.

Services will be at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at St. Joseph Church, Damar; burial in St. Joseph Cemetery, Damar.

Visitation will be from 2 to 5 p.m. Tuesday at Stinemetz Funeral Home, Hill City, and from 9 to 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at the church.

Memorials are suggested to Masses, Alzheimers Association, Logan Manor or Hospice of Western Kansas, in care of the funeral home.

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