Frederick George Berkenpas

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“Worked for Fred for five years in the early 70's lots of fun and a great boss ”
1 of 7 | Posted by: Mike Stambersky

“Vivid memories of walking from my dad's drugstore to get my haircut with Fred. I would sit and read comic books until it was my turn. I still...Read More »
2 of 7 | Posted by: Bob Reilly

“While Fred only cut my hair until secund grade, my father Frank was a costomer and friend to Fred haveing owned the adjacent property Reilly's...Read More »
3 of 7 | Posted by: Austin Reilly - Grand Rapids, MI

“Prayers will be for you as a family at this loss. ”
4 of 7 | Posted by: Gary Bremer - Hudsonville, MI

“My heart goes out to the family during this difficult time. Fritz cut my Dad's hair, my brother's hair and my twin sons. And we were neighbors in...Read More »
5 of 7 | Posted by: Paula Voss - Grand Rapids, MI

“Fritz will always be remembered at Vista Springs in Wyoming for his ability to make us laugh, his witty comments and that great beaming smile. Thank...Read More »
6 of 7 | Posted by: Susan Lamos

“Always will miss your smile, your goofy sense of humor, but most of all the love and acceptance of our family. You were truely a great man. You will...Read More »
7 of 7 | Posted by: Alisha Culver - Holland, MI

Frederick passed away on Sunday, September 2, 2018.

Frederick was a resident of Grand Rapids, Michigan at the time of passing.

After the service, he attended barber school and operated his barber shop in Forest Hills for 40 years.

Fritz was a proud member of the US Army and was stationed stateside in the mid-1950's.

Funeral Services will be held Friday, September 7, 11:00 a.m. at Cascade Fellowship CRC (6655 Cascade Rd. SE, GR, MI, 49546) with Rev. Milton Dornbos officiating. The family will greet friends and relatives for visitation on Thursday, September 6, from 2-4 & 6-8 p.m. at the Zaagman Memorial Chapel (2800 Burton St. SE, GR, 49546), as well as Friday morning from 10-11 a.m. prior to the service at Cascade Fellowship CRC. Interment will be at Graceland Memorial Park.