Mother killed in car accident

Early on the morning of December 9, 2017 Chrystal Berko was on her way to pick up her 15 year old daughter to go to a wrestling tournament. Chrystal was less than half a mile from her home when the accident occurred and unfortunately she passed away at the scene from extensive injuries. The accident was caused by a young man (21 years old) that made some bad choices and he is now being held on manslaughter from DUII. Now my friend, Ron Berko has lost his wife and will be raising their 4 children. (Ages 7-8-12-15) with the help of Chrystal's mom Nancy. Ron is a local mechanic (which is how we met) and between his grief and being there for his mother n'law and most of all those 4 precious children he isn't going to be working too much this next month. Ron and his family could definitely use some help from our community. He not only needs to lay his wife to rest but he needs to provide for his family. My husband and I will be taking them a tree and decorations since Chrystal isn't here to do that like she had planned this weekend. I set this at $8,000 but to be honest I have no idea what Ron and his family are going to need. If you are able to help in any amount I know they will appreciate it. Thank you for your time.
  • Tanya Felsheim 
    • $100 
    • 46 mos
  • G Paul Distefano 
    • $75 
    • 47 mos
  • Anonymous 
    • $20 
    • 47 mos
  • Nora Distefano 
    • $25 
    • 47 mos
  • George Wolters 
    • $100 
    • 47 mos
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Organizer and beneficiary

Lynn Wanke 
Grants Pass, OR
Ron Berko 
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