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Donald V. Berchtold

October 9, 1926 ~ July 14, 2020 (age 93)

Donald V. Berchtold was born in Pittsburg, KS, on Oct. 9, 1926 and died on July 14, 2020. Don was the devoted husband of Alice Jo (Parks) for 70 years. He served in the US Navy during WWII and was a 1949 chemical engineering graduate from Purdue University. He retired in 1988 as Executive Vice President of Coleman Co., after 38 years of service. During that time, he was President of Crosman Arms in Fairport, NY for almost 10 years. He was the devoted father of Jill (Jim) Rush, Wichita, and Tish (Mark Klus), Philadelphia, PA. He was grandpa to Jacob, Joelle and Jared and great-grandfather to 14. He was a man of many talents, probity, great humility, unique sense of humor, and deep faith in God.

Charitable donations may be made to:

Eastminster Presbyterian Church
1958 N. Webb Rd., Wichita KS 67206

 Service Information

Graveside Service
July 20, 2020

10:00 AM
Kensington Gardens
11500 E. 21st St. N.
Wichita, KS 67206

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