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Obituary: Nancy Berkely


Nancy Berkely, 90, of Sarasota and Dodge City, Kan., died Dec. 5.

Mrs. Berkely graduated in 1944 from the University of Kansas, where she was a member of Kappa Alpha Theta sorority. She was installed into PEO Chapter DZ in 1945 and served as its president in 1957.

Mrs. Berkely married Joseph Berkely in 1944. The couple shared a love of boating. Their first vessel was a surplus life raft, which they paddled around Ford County Lake in Kansas.

A member of All Angels by the Sea Episcopal Church on Longboat Key, Mrs. Berkely lived a faith-filled life.
She is survived by her husband, Joseph; daughter, Nancy; one grandson; and two great-granddaughters.
A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Dec. 14, at Plymouth Harbor, 700 John Ringling Blvd. Memorial contributions may be made to Plymouth Harbor Legacy Foundation, c/o Toale Brothers Funeral Home, 40 N. Orange Ave., Sarasota, Fla., 34236.


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