Bernice H. Kiffmeyer, 91
Aug. 23, 1921 - Feb. 16, 2013
Mass of Christian Burial will be 11:00 a.m. Wednesday, February 20, 2013 at St. Marcus Catholic Church in Clear Lake for Bernice H. Kiffmeyer, age 91, of Clear Lake who died Saturday at the St. Cloud Hospital. Rev. Virgil Helmin will officiate and burial will be in the parish cemetery. Friends and relatives may call from 4-8 p.m. Tuesday at the Williams Dingmann Family Funeral Home in Clear Lake and one hour prior to the services on Wednesday at the church. Christian Mothers will pray the rosary at 4:30 p.m. followed by parish prayers at 5:00 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home in Clear Lake.
Bernice was born August 23, 1921 in Clear Lake to Herman & Annie (Anderson) Hollinder. Bernice worked as a Secretary for the Air Force in Washington, D.C. and Cincinnati until moving to Minneapolis where she worked for the Veteran's Administration and Social Security. She married Robert H. Kiffmeyer on October 23, 1948 at St. Marcus Catholic Church in Clear Lake. Bernice was also a homemaker and served as the Palmer Township Clerk for 15 years. She was a member of St. Marcus Catholic Church and Christian Mothers. Bernice enjoyed cribbage, flowers and bird watching. She was very involved in her community and local history.
Survivors include her children, Richard (Karen) Kiffmeyer of St. Cloud, Donna (Robert) Allison of Aurora, Diane (Victor) Reyes of Chula Vista, CA; brother, Robert Hollinder of Clear Lake; nine grandchildren and five great grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Robert; sisters, Hazel Hollinder and Mildred Macy; brothers, Eric and Emil Hollinder.
Obituary, guest book and video tribute available online: www.williamsdingmann.com
Published in the St. Cloud Times on February 17, 2013