Samuel “Sam” Austin Berkich
Samuel “Sam” Austin Berkich, 27, of Onalaska, passed away unexpectedly on Saturday, August, 17, 2019 in his home. He was born December 13, 1991 to Mike and Mary Berkich.
Sam had a heart of gold and was one of the kindest people to touch our lives. He was a very intelligent person and had a wonderful sense of humor. He was studying computer science at the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse. He took great joy in learning new things.
Sam is survived by his father, Michael; siblings, Brieanna, Jonathan, and Taylor; grandparents, John and Rose Berkich, and Joan Gibbons; many aunts, uncles, cousins, relatives and friends.
Sam is preceded in death by his mother, Mary Berkich (2014).
A funeral mass will be held on Thursday, August 22nd, 2019 at 6:00 pm at St. Patrick’s Catholic Church in Onalaska. Visitation will be from 4:00 pm until the time of mass at the church. Rev. Billy Dodge will officiate. A reception will follow the mass at The Gathering Place Event Center, 133 Mason St., Onalaska. Coulee Region Cremation Group is assisting the family.