Laurel Wineburgh Bernacki, of Henderson, NV passed away on Monday, November 1, 2021. Laurel was born in Chicago, IL to Leon and Priscilla Wineburgh. She attended the University of Illinois, Champaign Urbana. She then joined the Chicago Police Department, where she remained for 12 years. She met her "Sweetie" Gregory E. Bernacki, who is a retired Chicago Police Department Detective. They were married in 1979. She was an insatiable reader and New York Times crossword lover, and a life long Chicago White Sox fan. In 2003, she and her husband moved to Henderson, NV. There will be no services, as per Laurel's wishes.
Donations can be made a charity of your choice
, or to the Saint Francis of Assisi building fund. Their address is 2300 Sunridge Heights, Henderson, NV 89052.
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Published by Chicago Tribune from Nov. 27 to Nov. 28, 2021.