Mary Bernice Bauernfiend – Shoals
Mary Bernice Bauernfiend, 93, of Shoals, joined her loving husband and savior at 11:25 p.m. on Tuesday, May 12, 2015 at Memorial Hospital & Healthcare Center in Jasper.
She was born March 26, 1922 in Martin County, Indiana to Willard and Mille (Henry) Hovis. She married Leo Bauernfiend on October 27, 1943 and he preceded her in death on January 19, 1982.
Bernices was a homemaker and loving wife, mother and grandmother. She graduated with the Shoals High School Class of 1941 and was a faithful member of the Shoals Holiness Church.
Bernice had a special gift of hospitality. She loved to entertain others in her home and greatly enjoyed cooking for them. Sunday’s often found her cooking dinner for any amount of friends her children would invite home from church. She was a practical joker and loved playing games, howling with laughter when she would lay down a draw four card on someone. In later years, Thursday night family night became a highlight to her week. Her children and grandchildren will have many memories of a devoted and loving mother and grandmother.
She is survived by two daughters Mary Bauernfiend, of Lake Jackson, Tx and Rosie Bauernfiend and fiance Rick Lippert, of Loogootee; three sons, Dennis and Mary Lou Bauernfiend, of Monrovia; Terry and Candi Bauernfiend, of Terre Haute; Dwight and Deanna Bauernfiend, of Shoals; 15 grandchildren; 31 great grandchildren and 5 great-great grandchildren; sister-in-law Rose Bauernfiend, of Shoals and brother-in-law John Riddle of Albany, KY.
She is preceded in death by her parents, siblings Irene Riddle, Blanche Brett, Earl Hovis, one brother and one sister in infancy and 2 great grandchildren in infancy.
Visitation will be Friday, May 15, 2015 from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Queen-Lee Funeral Home in Shoals. A funeral service will be held on Saturday, May 16, 2015 at 1 p.m. at the funeral home. Burial will follow in Spring Hill Cemetery.
Preferred memorials can be made to the Shoals Holiness Church. Envelopes will be available at the funeral home.
Fred W. Willis – Norman
Fred W. Willis, 75, of Norman, died at 6:20 am on Wednesday, May 13, 2015 at Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis.
Arrangements are pending at the Day & Carter Mortuary.
Jana Sue Fisher – Odon
Jana Sue Fisher, 59, of Odon, died at 1:10 pm on Tuesday, May 12, 2015 at Monroe Hospital in Bloomington.
Born November 8, 1955 in Bedford, she was the daughter of Herschel and Anita Sue (Bridwell) Ferrell. She married Larry Fisher on November 23, 1977 and he survives. She retired as a program analyst from NWSC Crane and later worked for SAIC.
Survivors include her husband, Larry, of Odon; a daughter, Toby Pridemore and husband, Jason, of Bloomfield; a son, Kevin Fisher and wife, Cassie, of Wildwood, MO; six grandchildren, Aiden, Braylen and Caitlyn Pridemore, Roxanna, Reva and Rayna Fisher; a sister, Darcy Clark and husband, Roger of Bedford; a niece, Marissa Schaefer and husband, Brian; a nephew, Jared Clark and several other nieces and nephews; three sisters-in-law, Vivian Bryant of Wallace, IN, Carol Miller of Odon and Brenda Dant of Loogootee; a brother-in-law, Ron Fisher of Odon.
She was preceded in death by her parents.
Memorial Services will be conducted at 6 p.m. on Saturday, May 16th in the Elmwood Chapel of the Day & Carter Mortuary with Pastor Richard Crabtree officiating. Visitation will be from 3 p.m. until the hour of service on Saturday, May 16th at the Day & Carter Mortuary.
Family and friends may express condolences at www.daycarter.com.