Kaleb L. Berndt

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“Tim and Jessica, I heard the news yesterday at my parents church (St. Paul's Stevensville) and am so deeply sorry for your loss. I want you to know...Read More »
1 of 52 | Posted by: Michelle Hagewood - Holly, MI

“Tim, Jessica and all the family: Our prayers and thoughts are always with you during this time of no explainations of your loss. Kaleb's smile is...Read More »
2 of 52 | Posted by: Ronnie and Pat Scott - Sodus, MI

“May the Lord be with you in this difficult time and give you the strength to carry on. ”
3 of 52 | Posted by: Kelly Scholtes - indianapolis, IN

“Just another mom/grandmother in the world wishing to express my deepest sympathies for your loss. God bless your family!! ”
4 of 52 | Posted by: Nancy Irish - Fennville, MI

“Tim and Jessica, Our sympathy is with you during this dark period of your life. I know you will miss little Kaleb and there is a wound that is so...Read More »
5 of 52 | Posted by: Bill and Sue Kruck - St. Joseph, MI

“To the Berndt Family, ...Read More »
6 of 52 | Posted by: Toshia thomas & Family - MI

“The passing of a loved one is never easy, but know you can always lean on us for support and prayer to get you through this. ”
7 of 52 | Posted by: Hampton Inn Staff - Stevensville, MI

“I would like to say it's times like these when we really need each other, if in any way I can be of any assistance to you or your family please let...Read More »
8 of 52 | Posted by: Lashonda Holton-Smith - MI

“To the Berndt family ... sending love & prayers to you all ... may you seek some comfort knowing you'll be together again ”
9 of 52 | Posted by: Monica Fisher - Watervliet , MI

“We are so very sorry for your loss. Keeping you in our prayers. Matt, Char and Tori Lober ”
10 of 52 | Posted by: Matt Char & Victoria Lober - WI

“We are saddened by your devastating loss. Gary & Nancy Sturm. ”
11 of 52 | Posted by: Nancy Sturm - South Haven

“Baby Kaleb touched the heart of so many people in the short time he was here. Tim and Jess, keep your heads up and stay proud. He may not be with you...Read More »
12 of 52 | Posted by: Nickie and Daniel Robards - Sodus, MI

“Dear Jessica and Tim, I just learned of your loss... I know I speak on behalf of everyone at the mall when i say how incredibly sorry I am to...Read More »
13 of 52 | Posted by: Ammy Jannert - Bridgman , MI

“My deepest sympathy goes our for the whole family .just remember kaleb was love so much i,am sure he has that feeling with him. sending prayer out to...Read More »
14 of 52 | Posted by: Barbara Mabry - Benton Harbor, MI

“Dear Tim and Jessica, I have been praying since hearing the news of your baby boy. Though we do not know the reason why the Lord has taken Kaleb...Read More »
15 of 52 | Posted by: Rachel Giller - Kenosha, WI

“Tim and Jessica, you are the most amazing parents and Kaleb had more love for him than could ever be realized. It is now his turn to watch over you...Read More »
16 of 52 | Posted by: Kristina A. Purser - Kalamazoo, MI

“Tim and Jessica, we can't begin to know the pain you are going through. We are praying that our Lord will give you the peace that only He can give....Read More »
17 of 52 | Posted by: cheryl and jeff breinling - MI

“Tim & Jessica & family, We were so sorry to hear about your baby. We saw him in church a few times and he was a little angel. Please know you have...Read More »
18 of 52 | Posted by: Earl & Peggy Hansen - South Haven, MI

“Tim and Jessica, Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family during this time of grievance. Love, Kenny, Latisha, Cody, Shyla,...Read More »
19 of 52 | Posted by: Kenneth Tomsa Jr - South Haven, MI

“Tim, Jessica and your families, Our thoughts and prayers are with you while grieve your terrible loss. He heals the brokenhearted and binds up...Read More »
20 of 52 | Posted by: Trisha Kloha - Saint Johns, MI

“Dear Tim, Jessica, and Jacob, My heart goes out to you; Tim and Jessica! I want you to know we love you guys and are here for you guys! we will...Read More »
21 of 52 | Posted by: the blagg family - bangor, MI

“Tim, Jess and Jacob, I can not express in words the sorrow I feel at your loss of your precious son. I know that he was loved by many and will be...Read More »
22 of 52 | Posted by: Jackie Stegman - South Haven, MI

“so sorry for your lost and i enjoy seein all the picture of kaleb kristin was a very proud ant she love showing his pic and love talking bout him at...Read More »
23 of 52 | Posted by: nickol - benton harbor, MI

“I Know It Doesn't Seem Like It Now But God Never Gives Us More Then We Can Bare....Your Swet Baby Boy Has Gone On To A Place Were Je Will Feel No...Read More »
24 of 52 | Posted by: Betheny Gray - Kalamazoo, MI

“No hand so soft and gentle No heart so tender, true No sorrow life could bring us Could equal loosing you. ”
25 of 52 | Posted by: Pam Schroeder - Sodus, MI

“Never to be forgotten~~always to be loved and cherised. My heart cries with yours. ”
26 of 52 | Posted by: Jan Sayer - Niles, MI - Friend

“Dear Jessica, Tim and Jacob, No matter what we say or do, we know the pain will not go away. It is hard as being grandparents to go through this...Read More »
27 of 52 | Posted by: beth chapman - sodus, MI

“My Angel Kaleb, Im so lost with words to tell you and our family. I just cant grasp that you are in heaven playing laughing singing smiling...Read More »
28 of 52 | Posted by: Kristin Rasmussen - Sodus, MI

“Lullaby and goodnight, with roses bedight With lilies o'er spread is baby's wee bed Lay thee down now and rest, may thy slumber be blessed Lay...Read More »
29 of 52 | Posted by: Dale, Lori (Pilla), and Phil Isaacson - MN

“i saw Kaleb on in photos but his aunt kristin loved him dearly, as well as the rest of his family. He was a brightly shining little star, who has...Read More »
30 of 52 | Posted by: christi - grand rapids, MI

“To the Berndt Family, I am sorry to hear about the loss of your baby. I will keep you in my thought and prayers. Your friend, scottie rock ”
31 of 52 | Posted by: Scottie Rock - benton harbor, MI

“A child is born beautiful and fair, Our little miracle God placed in our care For God thought is his wisdom It was time for him to go There...Read More »
32 of 52 | Posted by: Beth Chapman - Sodus, MI

“I pray for angels to sit beside all of you and help you cope with this terrible loss; an unexpected loss no one ever thought to dread. Jessica, Tim...Read More »
33 of 52 | Posted by: Briana Coburn - Benton Harbor, MI

“Tim, Jessica, & Jacob, I am so sorry you have to go through this. Our heart aches for you and your family at this difficult time. I can't...Read More »
34 of 52 | Posted by: Rick and Vicki Pinotti - Woodbury, MN

“Words can not express how sorry I am to hear of your great loss. Please remember.........God did not promise days without pain, laughter without...Read More »
35 of 52 | Posted by: Kim Partridge - Eau Claire, MI

“Tim, Jess, and Jacob Im sorry for the loss of your precious Baby Kaleb. He will always be a great bundle of Joy that will be missed but never...Read More »
36 of 52 | Posted by: Tiffany Hollis & Family - MI

“R.I.P sweet lil ange!!!!!! ”
37 of 52 | Posted by: Stacey hettinger & Brian Snyder - FL

“Jessica and Tim I'm so sorry for your loss know you have the best angel in heaven watching over you now ”
38 of 52 | Posted by: Amanda Klaver - Bangor, MI

“I am terribly saddened by your loss.All my prayers and condolences go to you and your family at this time.He's in great hands ”
39 of 52 | Posted by: fredericka kelly - Lansing , MI

“R.i.p. kaleb i may have never got to meet you but i have a ton of love for you because i know mommy and daddy. R.i.p. little man we will meet...Read More »
40 of 52 | Posted by: Christine grandberry - MI

“Sorry for your loss me and jess wish we could be there. ”
41 of 52 | Posted by: curt sutton - lakeland, FL

“So sorry Tim and Jessica may ur baby boy rest in peace and know he is watching over ur family stay strong many prayers and lots of love from our...Read More »
42 of 52 | Posted by: Laura Igert - Benton harbor , MI

“While I never met little Kaleb, his pictures brightened up my newsfeed on Facebook. I can tell he was so very loved. Prayers and hugs are with his...Read More »
43 of 52 | Posted by: Tara Foster - Benton Harbor, MI

“To The Berndt Family, We are sorry for your loss. Our prayers are with you. God bless your family! we love you jessica! love, Holly and Ricky Head ”
44 of 52 | Posted by: Holly & Ricky Head - St. Joseph, MI

“To the Berndt's Family, My prayers are with you on the loss of that beautiful baby boy, Just know that he will always be in your hearts and he is in...Read More »
45 of 52 | Posted by: Dalton Wickersham - seminole, FL

“Kaleb, Precious Little One, We had you in our lives such a very short time, but we’ll hold you in our hearts forever. It seemed like...Read More »
46 of 52 | Posted by: mandalynn wilcox - south haven, MI

“To the family, I am sorry for the loss of your sweet lil man. I hope one day you can understand why or maybe you will never know. I know one...Read More »
47 of 52 | Posted by: stacey hettinger and brian snyder - FL

“Jessica, Tim, & Jacob, There are no words or actions to take away all this heart break you all feel right now. Maybe it will help a little to...Read More »
48 of 52 | Posted by: Nancy Schmidt - Croton-on-Hudson, NY

“Jessica,Tim and Jacob: My thoughts and prayers go out to all of you. Hope you can feel my love holding you up! I am so sorry about the death of sweet...Read More »
49 of 52 | Posted by: Nancy L. King - Ann Arbor, MI

“I’ll never get to hold you again I’ll never hear your sweet voice sing I’ll never get to say ‘I told you so’ I’ll never get to read to...Read More »
50 of 52 | Posted by: Gene Rasmussen - St. Paul, MN

“I'm so sorry tp hear the news Berndt family. You are all in my thoughts and prayers. ”
51 of 52 | Posted by: Sarah Kretchman - Okemos, MI

“Our hearts go out to you Tim and Jessica and family in your time of sorrow. We pray that the love of God will enfold you during this difficult time....Read More »
52 of 52 | Posted by: Alan and Christel Ramsey



Kaleb L. Berndt, 5 months old, of Benton Harbor, MI passed away Monday, January 7, 2013 at Lakeland Regional Medical Center in St. Joseph.

A Celebration of Life Eternal will be held 10:00 A.M.,Saturday, January 12, 2013 at Starks & Menchinger Chapel,2650 Niles Rd., St. Joseph with Pastor Jonathan Kruschel officiating. Burial will follow at North Shore Memory Gardens. Memorials may be made to the Berndt family. Those wishing share a condolence for the family may do so online at www.starks-menchinger.com .

Kaleb was born August 2, 2012 in St. Joseph, MI to Timothy of South Haven and Jessica (Rasmussen) Berndt of St. Paul MN. Kaleb is survived by his parents, brother Jacob Berndt; grandparents Charles and Pam Berndt, Timothy and Beth Chapman and Gene Rasmussen and Lori Hawthorne; great grandparents Eleanor Tomsa and Harold and Maryanne Lindquist. Aunts; Kristin Rasmussen, Samanthia Blagg, Kirsten Seils, Hillary Berndt and Mandalynn Wilcox.

Kaleb loved spending time with family and playing with his big brother and his two dogs. Gone but never forgotten, may Kaleb rest in peace.

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