- About Us
Cecil Lloyd Berlin Jr.August 24, 1950 ~ January 3, 2018 (age 67)
Cecil Lloyd Berlin Jr., age 67, of St. Johns, MI passed away Wednesday, January 3, 2018 at Sparrow Hospital, Lansing, MI.
Funeral Services will be held at Smith Family Funeral Homes - Osgood Chapel, St. Johns, MI, on Saturday, January 6, 2018 at 2:00 P.M., with Pastor Mona Kindel officiating. Visitation will be held on Saturday from 12:00-2:00 P.M. prior to the service at the funeral home.
Cecil was born in Jackson, MI on August 24, 1950 the son of Cecil Lloyd and Dorothy Jean (Baumgartner) Berlin. He was a graduate of St. Johns High School and resided most of his life in Shiawassee and Clinton Counties. Cecil married Heidi on May 15, 2002 in Corunna, MI.
Cecil had an Alpaca farm, called Maple River Alpacas. He liked prospecting for gold and enjoyed his time at the river doing this. He loved the outdoors, camping in the Upper Peninsula and just enjoyed nature. Cecil loved and was an avid gardener. He donated his time at the Salvation Army Food Pantry in St. Johns. But most of all spending time with his family was the most important to him.
He is survived by his wife Heidi Berlin of St. Johns, MI; 2 daughters: Theresa and Steve Johnson of Manistee, MI; Amanda Berlin of Laingsburg, MI; son Lloyd and Angel Berlin of Brownsville, CA; step-daughter Melanie Craner of Holt, MI; step-son Dale Craner of Laingsburg, MI; 3 grandchildren: Rebecca Berlin, John Berlin and Rachell Craner; and 2 great-grandchildren: Alaena and Keegan Davis. Cecil was preceded in death by his parents, 2 sisters: Alice Jackson and Carolyn Beach, and his brother-in-law Roger Beach.
Memorials may be made to the wishes of the Berlin Family. Online condolences can be sent to www.smithfamilyfuneralhomes.com. The family is being served by Smith Family Funeral Homes - Osgood Chapel, St. Johns, MI.
May be made to the Wishes of the family