Peters Funeral Home - Shafter
844 E Lerdo Highway
Shafter, CA 93263

Bernice Neeley McKnight

1930 - 2012 Obituary Condolences
Bernice Neeley McKnight Obituary
Bernice Neeley McKnight 1930 - 2012 Bernie entered into eternal life on October 17, 2012, in her home, after battling cancer. She was surrounded by her loving family in death as she was in life. Bernie was born in Carson Iowa on January 11, 1930. She was the youngest daughter of Virgil and Myrtle Spohn. At the age of 6 her family moved to Shafter, California, there Bernie grew up, married and had two beautiful daughters. She moved to Bakersfield in 1982 where she resided with her husband Bob for her final days. Bernie will be joining her mom, dad and her two sisters Elaine and Darlene. Bernie leaves behind her husband Bob McKnight, daughter Linda Torigiani (Ron), daughter Brinda Shellenberger (Mike), grandchildren Ryan Torigiani (Alaina), Bree Bogacki (Ivan), Scott Torigiani, Marla Elholm (Kirk), Brad Kloppel and eight great grandchildren. A memorial service will be held Tuesday, October 23 at 10am at Christ the King Catholic Church, 1800 Bedford Way. Msgr. Steven Frost will officiate the service and inurnment will be private at Shafter Memorial Park. Please contact Peters Funeral Home, Shafter 661-746-6314 for information. In lieu of flowers donations can be made to CASA of Kern County, 2000 24th Street, Bakersfield, CA. 93301, in the memory of Bernice Neeley McKnight. Death leaves a heartache no one can heal, Love leaves a Memory no one can Steal Peters Funeral Home - Shafter www.bakersfield.com/obits
Published in Bakersfield Californian on Oct. 21, 2012
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