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Joseph L. Berube
Date of Death: November, 18 2016

            Joseph "Joe" Levi Berube, 89, Escanaba, passed away on Friday November 18, 2016 at Tendercare Health Center in Munising, MI surrounded by family. He was born on July 17, 1927 in Wells, MI, the son of the late Joseph and Anna (Derusha) Berube. On September 27, 1947 he married the former Joyce Courier at St. Patrick's Church and she precedes Joe in death.
          Joe proudly served in the United States Army.
           He enjoyed being outdoors, hunting, fishing and tinkering in his back yard. Joe loved to be surrounded by his family and attend all the family activities. He had a great love of dancing.
          Joe was a devoted member of St. Thomas the Apostle Church and member of the VFW Post 2998.
          He is survived by six sons: Louie (Kay) Berube, Jack (Lee) Berube, Robert (Traci) Berube, Fran (Chris) Berube, Jim (Cheryl) Berube, and Rick (Mary) Larson, four daughters, Lois Werner, Mary Anderson, Joan (Tom) Pascoe, and Theresa (Dan) Pascoe, sister, Corrine (Jack) Wigand,  33 grandchildren, 52 great grandchildren, two great-great grandchildren, and many nieces and nephews.
          Joe was preceded in death by his parents, wife: Joyce, two sisters: Beatrice LaPine and Mercedes Beecher, and one great grandchild.
          Friends may call from 12:30 to 3:00 p.m. on Wednesday November 23, 2016 at the Allo Coolman Funeral Home in Escanaba with Delta County Veterans Council rites at 2:30 p.m. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 3:30 p.m. on Wednesday at St. Anthony of Padua in Wells with Fr. Rick Courier officiating. Burial will follow Mass in the Holy Cross Cemetery. A luncheon will be held in the church parish hall.
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  • "Always enjoyed speaking with Joe when we saw him. And it was apparent he loved spending time with his family. Nice man."
    -Kevin and Kathleen DeMent

  • "As a young boy uncle Joe would take me up to his camp on the Ford River we always had a good time there. Thank you for the memories, he was a good man, father and uncle. God Bless"
    -Bob Palmquist

  • "My thoughts and prayers are with the Berube family at this sad time. Take comfort in happy memories. Im very for sorry for your loss."
    -Sunday Caswell

  • "Dear Bérubé Family. I want to express my condolences to your family on your father death. Joseph was a remarkable man. Joseph (Jos) was greatly loved by us and we will always remember his wonderful hospitality and warm heart. Your are in my thoughts and prayers are with all of you during this diifficult time. i was not be with you, but I want you to know my heart felt sympathy and best wishes are always with you. Jos was a great man Jos Rest in Peace Ronald Rochon Family Montréal,québec,Canada. "
    -Ronald rochon

  • "When I think of uncle Joe it brings me a lot of precious memories. Each time he came to visit our family in Québec Canada, it was a special moment for me. I will never forget you mononcle Ti-Joe (popsicle). Linda Rochon "
    -Linda Rochon

  • "Our thoughts and prayers are with the Burrube family at this time..he will be missed ."
    -Bill and Sherri Shultz

  • "I want to express my condolences to your family on your father death. My prayers are with you . I will keep a good memories of your dad. Joanne Rochon and family"
    -Joanne Rochon

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