Joseph W. Berres
Joseph W. Berres, 77, of Campbellsport passed
away peacefully Monday, June 1, 2020 at the Hospice Home of Hope in Fond du
Lac. He was born on December 31, 1942 in
Fond du Lac, the son of Alvin and Lucinda (nee Thome) Berres. He served in the
U.S. Army from 1964 to 1966. Joe was an agent for Rural Insurance for 35 years in
Fond du Lac and after he retired Joe missed his many clients and friends. He
was a member of St. Matthew Catholic Church, Wings over Wisconsin, and
Whitetails Unlimited. Joe was an avid Wisconsin sports fan following the
Packers, Brewers and Badgers. He was also an avid hunter and along with Fritz Goebel
started a hunting group the still hunts together. Joe was a longtime sponsor of
a softball team who may not have always won but did often win the beer drinking
trophy which Joe was always there to help them win. Most important to Joe was the time spent with
family and friends especially his grandchildren.
Survivors include his children Steve (Lauryl),
Jason (Julie) and Lisa (Arnold) Madela, grandchildren Connor, Kyden, Dylan and
Katelyn, former wives Barbara Berres and Chris Berres, siblings Julie (Jerry)
Hau, Margie (Gene) Sippel and Alvin “Butch” (Barb) Berres, special friends Fritz
Goebel and Dave Thome, step children, nieces, nephews, other relatives and
Joe was preceded in death by his parents
and sister Kathleen (William) Amidon.
Visitation will be Wednesday, June 10th
from 4 to 7 pm at the Twohig Funeral Home, 109 W. Main St. Campbellsport
(please respect the social distancing guidelines). A family Mass of Christian Burial
will be held at St. Matthew Catholic Church, 406 E. Main St. Campbellsport on Thursday,
June 11th with Rev. Mark Jones officiating and burial will follow in
St. Matthews Cemetery.
The family extends a thank you to the
nurses and staff of Agnesian Hospice and the Hospice Home of Hope and a special
thank you to Denise Lewis.
Twohig Funeral Home is serving the family with online guestbook
and condolences at www.twohigfunerals.com.