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Kenneth "Ladd" Eli

Berlinn, Jr.

February 09 , 1935 - October 01 , 2021

Kenneth "Ladd" Eli Berlinn, Jr.
Kenneth "Ladd" Eli Berlinn, Jr.
1935 - 2021


Thursday, October 07, 2021
2:00 ~ 8:00 PM
Michigan Memorial Funeral Home


Friday, October 08, 2021
Instate ~ 10:30 AM
Mass ~ 11:00 AM
St. Stephen Catholic Church
New Boston, Michigan 48164

Interment in Michigan Memorial Park



BERLINN, JR., Kenneth “Ladd” E., age 86, of Romulus, October 01, 2021. Beloved husband of Rosalie Berlinn for 55 years on October 15. Loving father of Denise (Brian) Simmerman, Marian (Joseph) Bruck and Laurie (Douglas) James. Dearest grandfather of Arlo, whom he had a very special bond with. Zoe, Hunter, Emma and Chloe. He is also survived by several nieces, nephews and cousins. He is preceded in death by his parents Kenneth and Marian Berlinn, brothers Donald “Skip” Berlinn and Allen Berlinn. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Penrickton Center for the Blind or Taylor Fish and Loaves. Kenneth loved to keep active throughout his life, he enjoyed playing golf, coaching softball games, enjoyed bowling and keeping his mind active by playing crossword puzzles and euchre. Kenneth also was Santa Claus in the Magical Forest in Heritage Park located in Taylor, MI for 13 years. He retired from Ford Motor Company after 34 years as an inspector. He proudly served in the United States Army and also served on the Board of Education for Romulus as well as the Wayne RESA board for 34 years combined. He dearly loved spending time with his children and grandchildren and made a special effort in getting to know his grandchildren individually. Kenneth will be dearly missed by all of his family and friends.


Such a sweet, sweet man. Sending our love to all of you. Sindi Fendt

So sorry to hear about Ken. Deepest sympathy to the family. Ron Schuster & Cyndi Schuster

Words cannot begin to tell you how I will miss you. Being your nurse for so many years, and meeting your family members has been my great pleasure. Your smile and personality were a welcome when you came to our office. May you rest in peace now till we meet again my friend........ Nurse Nancy nancy anne mcguire

Dear Rosie so sorry to hear of Ken’s passing, you two were are good neighbors over the backyard fence for 14 yrs in oakbrook . May Ken Rest In Peace with the lord. He was a good man. Bill & Jean Bill & Jean Wadsworth

He was a wonderful, kind and gentle man. He helped create a family we love very dearly. He will be greatly missed. Aldrich Family

Mr. Berlinn was such a wonderful role model to all. Such a great example of a Catholic man, father and grandfather. He will be greatly missed. We are all fortunate and blessed to have known him. He is survived by a beautiful family who continues his legacy. Ss gal pals

My deepest sympathy to the Berlinn family. Mr. Berlinn was a kind man and always had a smile. I enjoyed seeing him at Board of Education events. He will be missed. May your memories give you comfort and peace. My thoughts and prayers are with your family. Theresa Beard and family Theresa Beard

So sad to hear of Ken's passing. He was a great man who dedicated his life to better his community, and Romulus is a much better place because of his years of service. My sincere sympathies to Rosalie and the family. He will be dearly missed. RIP Ken. Barry Baumann