Dear Friends,

This is a very difficult time for our entire community as our dear friend and brother ALP BERKER died in a tragic traffic accident on the 16th day of September.

Alp's prayer service was held at Alhuda Mosque in Fishers, IN followed by his burial at Oaklawn Memorial Gardens, Fishers, IN on the 19th day of September, 2015.
His family and relatives as well as hundreds of his friends attended to his funeral to pay their respect and say goodbye to Alp Berker on his last journey to eternal peace.

Alp was born in Quebec on October 1, 1966. He held a Master's degree in Sociology from the University of Indianapolis. Alp was a Systems Analyst most recently for IUPUI and prior for the Defence Finance and Accounting Services.
Alp served as District Vice President in American Turkish Association. Alp also devoted countless hours and efforts for American Turkish Association of Indiana as President, Vice President, along with other positions of the board.

Alp is survived by his wife, Daniele; twin daughters, Ajda and Yasemin and son, Ziya; parents, Hayat M. and Bedii S. Berker; brother, Celal (wife, Fatma) Berker; sister, Hande (husband, Conrad) Ballwig; niece, Melek Berker; nephews, Kenan and Yusuf Berker.

May God rest his soul and speed him to heaven.

October 1, 1966 - September 16, 2015

"Alp, you're a great friend and you'll be missed dearly. May Allah grant you heaven. - ATA of INDIANA

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