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The funeral mass for Bernice Riemer, of Morris, Minnesota will be held on Friday, October 26, 2018 at 10:30 a.m. at the Assumption Catholic Church in Morris. Celebrant for the mass will be Father Todd Schneider. Visitation will be on Friday at the church one hour prior to services. Burial will be at the Christ the King Catholic Cemetery in Browerville, Minnesota.
Bernice Emma Riemer, daughter of Lawrence and Regina (Biermaier) Riemer was born on October 30, 1926 near Browerville, Minnesota. The family moved to Morris, Minnesota, where Bernice graduated from Morris Area High School. She worked as a teacher’s aide in the Morris Public School system for many years.
Bernice was devoted to the Catholic Church her entire life. She particularly enjoyed singing in the Assumption Church Choir for many years.
She enjoyed playing cards, Bingo, doing jigsaw puzzles, and watching the Minnesota Twins. Most of all, Bernice enjoyed spending time with family and friends. Her embroidery skills were amazing; and many, many people were gifted embroidered dish cloths.
Bernice died on Saturday, October 20, 2018 at the West Wind Village in Morris, Minnesota, surrounded by family that spanned four generations. She was 91 years old.
She is survived by two siblings: Albert (Lorraine) Riemer, Willmar, MN, and Deanna Mayer, Arvada, CO; many nieces, nephews and their families; and special friend: Joanne Hagstrom, Morris, MN. Bernice was preceded in death by her parents; four brothers: Vern, Floyd, Tom and Larry; two sisters: Jeanette and Florence; three sisters-in-law: June, Marjorie and Annette; two brothers-in-law: Arden Mayer and Virgil Beiser and one nephew, Verle Beiser.
Pedersen Funeral Home in Morris is in charge of the funeral arrangements.