Joel Samuel Berman
Joel Samuel Berman, 68, Overland Park, KS surrendered peacefully to pancreatic cancer on Monday, January 4, 2016 at 10pm.
Joel was born prematurely July 11, 1947 in St. Louis, MO, the son of Nat Norman and Myrna Irene (Watts) Berman. He survived the odds and went on to live a full and rewarding life.
His professional career started as a school teacher and then in 1974 he had an opportunity to join the United States Postal Service until he retired in 1992 due to the loss of his eyesight.
He married Pamela Sue Skillman July 26, 1997 in Overland Park, KS.
He is survived by his wife, 2 siblings, 5 children, 9 grandchildren, and 3 great-grandchildren.
Memorials may be made in his name to the Great Plains SPCA and may be sent in care of Warren-McElwain Mortuary, 120 W. 13th Street, Lawrence, KS 66044.