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Beard, Bernice Anne Volk; December 4, 2014; age 91. She was born in Cincinnati, Ohio on March 11, 1923 to Karl Edward and Anne Sophia Volk (Sandmann). She was a resident of Dearborn since 1932 and a 1941 graduate of Fordson High School. Bernice graduated in 1945 from Wayne State University with a B.S in Home Economics and taught several years in the Dearborn schools before becoming a mother and homemaker. On June 22, 1951, she married James Edmond Beard, M.D., who preceded her in death by only a few months. Mrs. Beard was also preceded in death by her parents and daughter-in-law, Martha Beard. She is survived by her daughter, Marcia-Anne Beard Dunbar (Earl) and son David Volk Beard, PhD, grandsons Jonathan and James Dunbar, sister, Ruth Beyer (Frank), nieces, nephews, cousins and many friends. A burial service will be Tuesday, December 23, 2014 at 10:30 a.m. at Acacia Park, and a Memorial Service at 2:30 p.m. at the Dearborn Evangelical Covenant Church, 18575 W. Outer Drive, Dearborn. Memorials may be made to the church or to the Bay View Association, Petoskey, MI. Further information at www.howepeterson.com
Published in Heritage Newspapers on Dec. 17, 2014
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