Obit: Johnson, Bernice B. (1921 - 1999)

Surnames: Johnson, Albrecht, Hilger, Krauter, Overhulser, Evans, Pederson, Gallagher, Thorson

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Johnson, Bernice B. (7 July 1921 - 31 Oct. 1999)

Bernice B. Johnson, 78, of 221 Allen St., Chippewa Falls, died Sunday, Oct. 31, 1999, at Lakeside North Nursing and Rehabilitation in Chippewa Falls.

She was born July 7, 1921, in the town of Woodmohr to Elsie (Albrecht) and Joseph Hilger. She graduated from Bloomer High School in 1939.

Bernice married Edward W. Johnson in 1948. She was employed at the Northern Center for the Developmentally Disabled for over 30 years, retiring in June, 1983. She became a resident of Lakeside North Nursing and Rehabilitation in July, 1999.

She was a member of Christ Lutheran Church, Chippewa Falls, and the Chippewa Valley YMCA.

Survivors include two daughters, Deborah (Gary) Krauter of Colby, Karen (Gerald) Overhulser of Eau Claire; one son, Joseph (Sandi) Johnson of Yuma, Ariz.; three grandchildren, Benjamin Johnson, Lori Evans, Matthew Overhulser; one sister, Florence Pederson of Chippewa Falls; her sister-in-law, Lucille Hilger of Bloomer; nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her husband on June 18, 1996; one sister, Lorraine Gallagher; and one brother, Walter Hilger.

Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 4, at Pederson-Volker Funeral Chapel, Chippewa Falls, with the Rev. Donald C. Thorson of Christ Lutheran Church officiating. Burial will follow at Forest Hill Cemetery, Chippewa Falls.

Friends may call from 4 to 7 p.m. Wednesday and until the time of service Thursday at the funeral chapel.

Bernice was a loving mother and grandmother, and will be sadly missed by her family and friends.



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