John Berns, Jr.

February 25, 1959
February 23, 2024

John M. Berns, Jr., 64, Green Bay resident, passed away peacefully on Friday, February 23, 2024.  He was born on February 25, 1959, in Green Bay to the late John, Sr. and Marcia (Melendy) Berns.  John graduated from Pulaski High School with the class of 1978.  He was an Avid Packers fan.  John enjoyed watching movies and especially enjoyed listening to the classic comedians of his time.  He liked to play ping pong and you could say he was the biggest Beatles fan around.  John was always quick to crack a joke and would do anything to make you smile.

He is survived by his son, Landon Berns-Wise; Landon’s mother, Donna Wise; siblings, Patricia Herzog, Barbara (Ersel) Lambert, Robert (Debra) Berns, Margaret Noe and Julie (Greg) Wilinski; brother-in-law, Ted Eul; and many other nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his sister, Christine Eul; and brother-in-law, Barry Noe.

Visitation will be held on Sunday, March 10, 2024, at the Proko-Wall Funeral Home, 1630 E. Mason St., from 12:30 p.m. until the time of service.  Memorial service 2:30 p.m. Sunday, March 10, 2024, at the funeral home with Rev. Philip Dihn-Van-Thiep officiating.  Online condolences may be expressed at  To watch the livestream, please visit the Proko-Wall Funeral Home Facebook page at 2:30 p.m. on Sunday, March 10, 2024.

The family would like to extend a special thank you to the staff of Innovative Services for all of the care given to John over the years and to Moments Hospice for their comfort and compassion.

March 10, 2024
12:30 to 2:30 p.m.
Proko-Wall Funeral Home [map]
Memorial Service
March 10, 2024
2:30 p.m.
Proko-Wall Funeral Home [map]

Alex Bahrke is serving the family.