Bernice Anne Mortenson Trowbridge
Bernice, age 87, died Feb. 9, 2021, of natural causes, at Avantara Nursing Home. Bernice was born on May 8, 1933, in Epping, North Dakota, daughter of Arthur M. and Valborg A. Mortenson.
Bernice's parents owned a section of land southeast of Williston, the family ranch was located partly on a large island in the Missouri river. To make way for the Garrison Dam, the family moved to Charlo.
Bernice had four children and, after they were all grown, she met Warner Leon Trowbridge. They were married in the Idaho Falls Temple and made their home in Missoula until 1998 when they moved to Billings.
She was preceded in death by her parents, three sisters, two grandchildren and one great-granddaughter.
Bernice is survived by her husband, Warner Leon Trowbridge; and her children Linda Verbeck (Idaho), Dennis Neigel and Mark (Nien) Christian (Washington), Liane (Bill) Bentley (Billings). She has 17 grandchildren and 37 great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 18, at the Billings LDS Stake Center at 2929 Belvedere Drive. Viewing will be there from 12:15 to 12:45 p.m.
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