M. Blank Kirsch.
February 26, February 27, 2012
Green Bay Press-Gazette .
Visit Guest Book Bernice M. Kirsch, 91, Gillett, passed away Saturday
morning, Feb. 25, 2012, at Community Memorial Hospital, Oconto Falls.
Bernice was born Oct. 27, 1920, at home to the late Louis and Clara
On April 11, 1942, Bernice married Paul Kirsch at St. Peter's Lutheran
Church, Kekoskee. Together they farmed in the town of Gillett for many
years. Paul preceded her in death May 9, 1994.
Bernice was a member of St. John's Lutheran Church, Gillett. She
enjoyed cooking, baking, embroidering, and quilting. She also enjoyed
feeding and watching the birds.
Bernice is survived by her four children and their spouses, Judith
(Eugene) George, Cottage Grove; Lloyd (Gail), Diana (Charles) Rueckert,
all of Gillett; Donna (Jeffrey) Prange, Cecil; seven grandchildren,
Lisa (Eric "Rick") Brown, Sun Prairie; Christopher (Jaime) George,
Madison; Holly (Jason) Hintz, Green Bay; Brooke (Matt) Schaal, Gillett;
Tricia Milis, (special friend, Jay) Krakow; Jill (Travis) Stangel,
Shawano; Chad Kirsch, Gillett; ten great-grandchildren; two sisters,
Violet Tudor, Gillett; Shirley Castelein, Holt, Mich.; one
sister-in-law, Ella Rasmussen, Watertown; many nieces, nephews, other
relatives and friends.
Bernice was also preceded in death by one son, Leonard; four brothers
and one sister.
Family and friends may call from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday (TODAY) at the
Kuehl Funeral Home, 108 E. Main St., Gillett, 920-855-2144, and then on
Tuesday at St. John's Lutheran Church, 101 W. Main St., Gillett, from
9:30 to 11 a.m. Funeral services 11 a.m. Tuesday at the church, with
the Rev. Harvey H. Jeffers officiating. Interment in Wanderers Rest
Please visit www.kuehlfuneralhome.com where you may write messages of
condolence in the guest book if you would like.
A memorial fund is established and will be designated at a later date.
Bernice's family would like to thank Chad for all his care and concern
which allowed Bernice to reside in her own home up until the time of
her death. Also, thank you to Roger and Marion Erickson and all the
other neighbors for their friendship and support.
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