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BERNICE OSTERMEYER, 92, died on Wednesday, June 24, 2020, in Fort Wayne. Born in 1927, she was a daughter of the late Laura Scheu mann and Oscar Bulte meier. She was a member of Holy Cross Lutheran Church and long-time volunteer at Cross Border Partners, Inc. She is survived by her daughter, Bonnie Hilt; son, Ken Ostermeyer; grandchildren, Nick and Alex Hilt, Matthew Ostermeyer and Casey Hoffmann; great-grandchildren, Finley Hilt, Vaeda and Nathan Hoffmann; and siblings, Jenny Guenin, Marilyn Hoffman, Darlene Stoppenhagen, Alice Selking and Rene Hazelett. She was preceded in death by her husband, Marvin; daughter, Rebecca; and siblings, Erwin and Verlin Bultemeier and Margie Tingen. Funeral service is 1:30 p.m. Sunday at Holy Cross Lutheran Church, 3425 Crescent Ave., Fort Wayne, with calling one hour prior. The Rev. Mark Neubacher officiating. Everything will happen outside and the service will be broadcasted on a short-range FM radio station. The family kindly ask everyone to wear masks for the calling and to socially distance as much as possible. Bring a lawn chair if anyone prefers to sit outside their car. Anyone can also connect virtually and watch the service online at: In lieu of flowers, memorials to Heartland Hospice Memorial Fund: Arrangements entrusted to Hockemeyer & Miller Funeral Home. For online condolences, visit

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Published in Fort Wayne Newspapers on Jun. 26, 2020.
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June 26, 2020
Bonnie - I am so sorry to hear about the loss of your mom. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. Linda Becker
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