Davitt, Bernice (Martin) age 85, passed away April 21, 2013 at Walker Methodist Health Care Center in Minneapolis. Bernice was born December 4, 1927. Proud University of Minnesota grad, Minneapolis Public School Teacher from 1962-1987, union and political activist. Preceded in death by husband, Bill Davitt. Survived by her children, Cynthia (Greg) Fulkerson, Linda (Wes) Skoglund, Greg (Deanna) Martin; grandchildren, Michael Fulkerson, Rachel Fulkerson, Anne Skoglund, Jenny Skoglund, Michael Van Grinsven, Jesse Martin, Crystal Miller, their families; and her sister, Eleanor Maanum. Funeral services 11 AM Saturday, April 27th at Gethsemane Lutheran Church, 1350 Florence St., Baldwin, WI. Visitation 1 hour prior. O'Connell Family Funeral Home Baldwin, WI (715) 684-3434 www.oconnellfuneralhomes.com
This obituary was originally published in the Star Tribune.