Obit: Bever, Bernadine (1849 - 1939)
Contact:  Crystal Wendt

Surnames: Bever, Bergman, Cady, Sheridan, Scheffer, Gerlich, Freeman

----Sources: Humbird Enterprise (Humbird, Wis.) Sat., 21 Jan. 1939

Bever, Bernadine (1849 - 12 Jan. 1939)

Mrs. Bernadine Bever of Fairchild, died at her home Thursday at 5:00 a.m., Jan. 12th, 1939, at the age of 89 years, after an illness of about two weeks. Mrs. Bever had been up and about most of the time until her last illness.

Bernadine Bergman was born in Germany in 1849, and came to America about 1873. She was married to Peter Bever, of Humbird in 1877. They had six children: Mrs. Elizabeth Bever, of Oakland, Calif.; Miss Theresa Bever, of Milwaukee; Mrs. Mary Bever, of Fairchild; Mrs. Emma Cady of Oakland, Calif.; Peter Bever of the town of Cleveland; and John Bever, of Wallace, Ida. She had fourteen grandchildren and four great-grandchildren, and one sister, all of whom survive her.

The husband died more than twenty years ago.

Funeral services were held Monday morning, Jan. 16, at 9:30 at the Catholic Church at Fairview, of which church she was a member since she came to this country. The services were conducted by the Ref. J. J. Sheridan, pastor.

Those from away who attended the funeral were: The Misses Ann and Mary Scheffer from Eau Claire, Miss Ada Scheffer from Loyal; Miss Mary Bergman from Eau Claire; Mrs. Fred Gerlich, her son, Robert and daughter Margaurite, and friend Rob Freeman from St. Paul; and Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Bever from Fall Creek. - From Fairchild department of the Augusta Union.

*Buried in the Fairview Catholic Cemetery, Jackson County, Wis.



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