Bernice Neises, 82, Belle Plaine: Feb. 28, 1933 – August 16, 2015
Bernice NeisesBernice Neises, 82, of Belle Plaine died Sunday, August 16, 2015 at her home in Belle Plaine.Mass of Christian burial will be at 10 a.m. on Friday, August 21 at the Holy Name Catholic Church in Winfield. Visitation will be Thursday from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m. at Oxford Funeral Service with Rosary to follow at 7 p.m. at Holy Name Catholic Church in Winfield. A memorial has been established with the Totus Tuus-Summer Catholic Youth Program and Birthline-Pregnancy Resource Center. Contributions can be left with the funeral home. For further information please visit www.oxfordfuneralservice.com.Â Bernice Ann Neises was born on February 28, 1933 the daughter of Peter and Sophia (Cordell) Freund in Andale, Kansas. On August 25, 1954 Bernice was united in marriage to Theodore Neises. She was a farmwife and homemaker, who loved her family. She worked in area nursing homes and at Rubbermaid doing molding and machine tending. She enjoyed crocheting, making rosaries and scapulars and donated over 57 gallons of blood in her lifetime.Bernice is survived by her children: Michael Neises, Alfred Neises and his wife Becky, John Neises and his wife Cindy, Margaret Rippe and her husband Randall, Janice Cartwright and her husband John, Kathleen Widener and her husband Jeff, Lois Linnebur and her husband Rodney, Albert Neises and his wife Dorinda, Lawrence Neises and his wife Geri, Elaine Ellenz and her husband John and Annette Maurer and her husband Randal; 38 grandchildren, 29 great-grandchildren and 1 great great-granddaughter.Â She is preceded in death by her parents, her husband Theodore on April 14, 1998, 2 sisters and 1 brother.