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Bernice H. (Burgert) Sterr

December 1, 1923 ~ April 28, 2018 (age 94)

Bernice H. Sterr (nee Burgert), 94, of Lomira, was called home to be with her Lord on Saturday, April 28, 2018 at St. Agnes Hospital in Fond du Lac.

She was born on December 1, 1923, in Lomira, the daughter of the late Henry P. and Barbara (nee Miller) Burgert. On February 14, 1946 she was united in marriage to Roger E. Sterr at St. Theresa Catholic Church in Theresa. Married on Valentine’s Day, Bernice and Roger enjoyed a love affair marriage for 66 years, until his passing in 2012. Together they enjoyed traveling and visited every state in the union.  During their travels, they made many friends.

Bernice was a member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Lomira and a member of Bintzler-Waehler American Legion Auxiliary Lomira, where she was a chaplain for many years.  She worked as a waitress at the Legion for many years, and looked forward to serving the Lion’s Club.  Bernice enjoyed volunteer work and was a care giver to members of the family for many years.

She enjoyed spending time with family and friends; and always looked forward to her weekly dining at Schreiner’s in Fond du Lac for her quiche and muffin. She’ll be missed by all who knew her.

Those Bernice leaves behind to cherish her memory include very special nieces, nephews, other relatives, neighbors, and special friends.

In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her beloved husband, Roger; a sister, Ruth (Herb) Schmitt; and a brother, Lester (Beverly) Burgert.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held in remembrance of Bernice will be held on Friday, May 4, 2018 at 10:30 a.m. at St. Mary’s Catholic Church, 699 Milwaukee Street in Lomira with Fr. Michael Petersen officiating.  Entombment will be at 1:30 p.m. at Shrine of Rest Mausoleum in Fond du Lac.

The family will greet relatives and friends on Friday at the church from 9:00 a.m. until the time of mass.

In lieu of flowers, memorials to the Lomira Fire Department or the Lomira EMS in Bernice’s name is appreciated by the family.

A special thank you to the Lomira EMS and nurses and staff at St. Agnes Hospital for all their help and care.

The Myrhum Patten Miller & Kietzer Funeral Homes have been entrusted with Bernice’s arrangements. Additional information and guest book may be found at www.myrhum-patten.com.

 

 

 

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