Mabel Elsie Bierman

May 13, 1913 - April 12, 2009

Mabel Elsie Bierman (nee Winkelman) of Hartland was called home to the Lord April 12, 2009, at age 95. She was born May 13, 1913.

She is the beloved wife of the late Herbert and is survived by her children, Donald (Bonnie), James (Mildred), Beverly (John) Meissner, Barbara (the late Gary) Turnacliff and Gary (Denise); 16 grandchildren; 27 great-grandchildren; her sisters, Helen (Gordon) Manke, Evelyn Staus and Mary Abrath; and her brother, Harvey.

She was preceded in death by her brothers, Reinhold and Robert, and her sisters, Stella Heinz, Gladys Schwister and Ruth Evert.

Visitation will be held from 11:30 a.m. until the 2 p.m. funeral services Wednesday, April 15 at Faith Lutheran Church, W244-N6383 Weaver Drive, Sussex. Committal at Lisbon-Merton Union Cemetery after services with a celebration of her life to follow.

In lieu of flowers, memorials to Faith Lutheran Church would be appreciated.

Evert-Luko Funeral Home, 170 Warren Ave., Hartland, is serving the family. For more information, please call 367-2156 or visit