WOODSTOCK – Bernice L. Alexander, 92, of Woodstock, passed away at home Saturday, April 7, 2012. |
She was born Oct. 5, 1919, in Chicago to Rudolph and Emma Marsh.
Bernice was a lifelong Cubs fan, but more than anything she loved spending time with her family and friends. She was nicknamed "Busy Bee" for good reason, always helping anyone she could at any time.
She is survived by her daughters, Jean Alexander, Janet Alexander and Joan (Scott) Castell; five grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandson.
Bernice was preceded in death by her parents; her beloved husband, Walter; brother, Harold Marsh; and sister, Shirley (Marsh) Rosenwinkel.
A private service and burial will take place with a celebration of Bernice's life to be announced at a later date.
Donations in honor of Bernice may be made to Main Stay Therapeutic Riding Program, 6919 Keystone Road, Richmond, IL 60071 or Hospice Foundation of Northeastern Illinois, 405 Lake Zurich Road, Barrington, IL 60010.
Arrangements were entrusted to Marengo-Union Funeral Home. For information call the funeral home at 815-568-8131. Online condolences may be made at www.marengo-unionfuneralhome.com.
Published in the Northwest Herald on Apr. 10, 2012