Don Berndt, 79, died Monday, June 6, in Beaumont. He was a native of Wonewoc, WI and a longtime resident of the Orange County area.

Don served his country in the U.S. Navy and loved to hunt and fish. He was also an avid fan of the Green Bay Packers.

A visitation was held  Friday, June 10, at Memorial Funeral Home of Vidor.

Don is survived by a daughter, Cheryl Townsend and husband Ricky of Burkeville; sons, Don Berndt, Jr. and wife Mary Kay of Orange and Doug Baire and wife Chari of Waynesville, OH; seven grandchildren and three great grandchildren. He is also survived by brothers, Al Berndt, Doug Berndt and John Berndt and sister, Evelyn Fennegan.

Don was preceded in death by four brothers and three sisters.

Cremation arrangements were entrusted to Memorial Funeral Home of Vidor.