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Ternes, Bernadine "Bernie"

Bernadine "Bernie" A. Ternes, 93, Green Bay area, passed away peacefully on Sunday, August 25, 2013. She was born in Clyde, WI on July 6, 1920, a daughter of the late Bernard and Elizabeth (Schauf) Nondorf. On November 22, 1945 she married William J. Ternes at St. Malachy Church, Clyde, WI.

Bernadine was a country school teacher in Iowa County, WI. She enjoyed many things including quilting, reading, playing cards and bingo, gardening, baking, and playing golf or bowling. She also loved to travel. Bernadine lived in a number of places throughout her life starting in Clyde, WI then to Highland, WI, followed by Madison, Brookfield, WI, then Brooksville, FL, and finally moving to the Green Bay area to be closer to family.

Bernadine is survived by her children: Kathleen (Charles) Riley, of Green Bay, WI, Colleen (Whitney) Powell, of Rancho Cordova, CA, Patrick (Heidi) Ternes, of Austin, TX, Mary Jo (Wayne Hlinicky) Ternes, of Guthrie, OK, and Jean (Kurt) Attermeier, of Spring Grove, IL; nine grandchildren: Sarah (Ben Vander Zanden) Hanna, Christina (John) Harrison, Scott (Alice Baker) Beardsley, Kylie Ternes, Koryn Ternes, Madisen Hlinicky, Bryan (Charis Paisley) Attermeier, Kevin (Raffa Corsi) Attermeier, and Kathryn Attermeier; four great grandchildren: Noah, Luke, Isabella, and Hunter. She is further survived by her two sisters Irene Salava and Lorraine Schram; sisters-in-law Millie Nondorf, Alice Nondorf, Virginia Nondorf, and Doris Ternes; and many cousins, nieces, and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents; husband William J. Ternes; and her siblings: Herbert Nondorf, Don Nondorf, Marie Jelle, Bob Nondorf, and Bud Nondorf.

Friends and family may visit on Friday, August 30, 2013 from 9:00 to 11:00 a.m. at St. Matthew Parish, 130 St. Matthew St, Green Bay, WI. Mass of Christian Burial will follow at 11:00 a.m. at church with Fr. Tim Shillcox, O. Praem, officiating. Inurnment next to her husband will be held at a later date at Florida Hills Memorial Gardens, Brooksville, FL . Please visit to send online condolences to the Ternes family. In lieu of flowers, the family requests a donation to a .

Bernadine's family wishes to thank the Rebekah Haven, Oddfellows Home, Nicolet Highlands, Dr. Jason Hoppe, and St. Anthony of the Abbot Church of Brooksville, FL for all they did to help Bernadine and her family through the years.


Published in Green Bay Press-Gazette from Aug. 28 to Aug. 29, 2013
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