Bernice Landherr

Published 12:00 am Tuesday, July 1, 2008

Bernice E. Landherr, 86
Bernice Elizabeth Landherr, 86, of Taopi died on June 30, 2008 at Mitchell County Regional Health Center in Osage, Iowa.
She was born Aug. 6, 1921 in Rose Creek, Minn., to Frank and Clara Albrect. During World War II, Bernice moved to California were she worked in an airplane factory as “Rosie the Riveter”. While in California she married Walter Best. After the war, Bernice moved to Milwaukee, Wis., and finally to Austin, where she had a beauty shop in her house for many years. On June 6, 1981 she married Roman Landherr at Queen of Angels Catholic Church in Austin. In her spare time Bernice liked to paint, sew, garden and attend the Austin Artist Series. She was a member of the Sweet Adeline’s, the Sacred Heart Catholic Church CCW and a square dance club.
Bernice is survived by her husband, Roman Landherr, Taopi, Minn.; son, Dennis Best, Taopi; nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents; two brothers; two sisters, and first husband, Walter Best.
Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, July 2, 2008 at Sacred Heart Catholic Church with Father James Seitz officiating. Interment will be in the Sacred Heart Catholic Cemetery in Adams. Visitation will be at Adams Funeral Home on Tuesday from 4-8 p.m. with a 4:30 p.m. rosary. Visitation will also be for one hour before the service at the church on Wednesday.

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