The funeral service for Bernice will be on Sunday, April 7, 2013 at 3 p.m. at the Immanuel Evangelical Lutheran Church in Watertown with the Rev. Todd J. Iverson officiating. Burial will be in the parish cemetery.
Visitation will be at the church on Sunday beginning at 1:30 p.m. until the time of the service. Memorials are suggested to the church or to Marquardt Health Center.
The Hafemeister Funeral Home of Watertown is serving the family. Online condolences may be made at www.hafemeisterfh.com.
Bernice Francis Wright was born in Milwaukee on November 9, 1917, daughter of Orlando and Ida (Huebner) Wright. On June 9, 1934, she married William Otto Beerbohm Sr. in the Immanuel Lutheran Church parsonage.
Bernice had been employed at Aunt Nellies in Clyman and retired from Tri-Mart of Watertown. She was a member of Immanuel Evangelical Lutheran Church.
Bernice enjoyed spending time with family and friends. She also enjoyed watching and feeding birds, playing cards, and watching wrestling. In her younger years, she enjoyed dancing, and music.
Survivors include her five children, Caroline Evans; Donald (Zona) Beerbohm of Johnson Creek; David (Veronica) Beerbohm of Plain; Karen (Allen) Timm of Watertown; Larry (Bonnie) Beerbohm of Watertown; fourteen grandchildren, twelve great-grandchildren; two great-great grandchildren; a daughter-in-law, Inez Beerbohm and other relatives and friends.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her children, Jerry Beerbohm in infancy; Shirley Mallow; William Beerbohm Jr.; a brother, Oliver (Verona) Wright and a sister, Irma (John) Kienow.