LEOTI - Edwin Anthony Berning, age 89, died January 10, 2020 at Wichita County Health Center in Leoti. Edwin was born August 19, 1930 on the Berning family homestead near Marienthal, KS, the son of Joseph & Veronica Heili Berning. Edwin was a lifetime Wichita County resident, serving in the agriculture industry as a grain elevator operator/manager. Edwin served his country in the United States Navy Air Force from 1952 through 1956. On January 19, 1957, he married Kathryn Rose Biel in Marienthal, KS.
Ed’s surviving family includes; his wife, Kathy Berning of Leoti, eight children Vicki Hahn of Pueblo, CO, Dan Berning of Lincoln, NE, Sam Berning of Arvada, CO, Nanette Maxwell of Ottawa, KS, Mick Berning of Wichita, KS, Ted Berning of Colwich, KS, Matt Berning of Moore, OK, Jerry Berning of Hutchinson, KS, twenty-four grandchildren and fourteen great grandchildren. Precede him in death, his parents, a granddaughter Sheila, a great grandson Kolton, three brothers Bart, John, Joe and one sister Evie.
Vigil services will be held at 7 p.m. January 13, 2020 at St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Church in Leoti. Funeral Mass will be held at 10:30 a.m. January 14, 2020 at St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Church in Leoti. Burial will be in St. Mary Catholic Cemetery in Marienthal, KS. Friends may call from 1–8 p.m. Sunday and from10 a.m. until 5 p.m. Monday at Price & Sons Funeral Home in Leoti. Memorials may be given to Wichita County Health Center or St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Church Building Fund in care of the funeral home. Condolences may be given to the family through the funeral home website at priceandsons.com