DULUTH Howard Berendsen Howard H. Berendsen age 82 of Duluth went to be with the Lord and reunited with his wife Maysel (Gorsuch) Berendsen on Monday, August 4, 2014. A graveside service will be held 2:30 PM on Thursday August 7, 2014 at Georgia National Cemetery with Pastor Rodney Massey officiating. Mr. Berendsen served in the United States Army during the Korean War and received the National Defense Service Medal. He was a member of Sunrise Baptist Church. He was preceded in death by his wife: Maysel E. Berendsen. He is survived by his Children: Robin Ireland of Loganville, Vicki & Keith Carter of Loganville; Brother & Sister-in-law: Jerome & Elaine Berendsen of South Carolina; Sisters-in-law: Bev Berendsen of Wisconsin, Bea Berendsen of Florida; Grandchildren: Marissa & marsh Peterson, Kelsey Meiring, Renee Cobb, Justin Carter; Great Grandchildren: Elizabeth Cobb, Danielle Cobb, Timothy Cobb, Natalie Carter; Several Nieces & Nephews. The family will receive friends Wednesday, August 6, 2014 from 5-8 PM at Tim Stewart Funeral Home: 300 Simonton Road, SW, Lawrenceville, GA 30045. 770-962-3100. Please sign the online guest book at www.stewartfh.com