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Albert Dean DeLoss Berenz papers

Identifier: MSD-1950-043

Collection Statement

Photographs, obituary, thesis and memorabilia.


  • 1946 - 2006

Access Restrictions

Collection is open for research.

Usage Restrictions

Copyright interests for this collection are held by DePauw University.

Biographical Sketch

Albert Dean Berenz was born in Normal, Ill. Nov. 27, 1927, the son of Henry Conrad Berenz Jr. and Carrie Winnifred Skaggs Berenz. He attended high school at Culver Military Academy and graduated in 1946. He studied economics at DePauw University and graduated with a degree in business from Illinois Wesleyan University in 1950. He was a member of Phi Delta Theta fraternity while at DePauw. Dean Berenz was third generation owner of Berenz and Son Asphalt and Construction Company. In later years, he founded the Motivational Development Centre. Dean was a 32nd Degree Mason and member of the Bloomington Lodge No. 43. Berenz passed away October 29, 2006, in Pinetop, Arizona, at the age of 78. At the time of his death he was survived by his four children, Dean Berenz, Jr. of San Diego, Calif., Margery B. Clark (John) of Pinetop, Henry C. Berenz, III, (Julie) of Sycamore, Ill., and Elizabeth L. Gohl, (Donald) of Lincoln, Ill.; and eight grandchildren, Jamie David (Josh), Preston, Kyndal and Spenser Clark, Melissa and Samantha Gohl, Kurt and Matt Cusac. He was preceded in death by his parents; and two sisters, Marie Berenz and Bernadine B. Mulliken.


0.02 Cubic Feet (1 file folder)

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Albert Dean DeLoss Berenz papers Class of 1950
Jenney Taylor
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Description is in English.

Repository Details

Part of the Archives of DePauw University and Indiana United Methodism Repository

Roy O. West Library
405 S. Indiana St.
Greencastle Indiana 46135 United States