Bernice E. Thierfelder

Funeral services will be held for Bernice E. Thierfelder of Freistadt at 6 p.m. Wednesday evening, April 18, at Trinity Ev. Lutheran Church West Mequon. Bernice went to her heavenly home on Saturday, April 14, 2007 at the age of 83. The Rev. Kenneth Kolberg will officiate the funeral service. Visitation will be held at the church on Wednesday, from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m., prior to the funeral service. Interment will take place at the church cemetery. Mueller Funeral Home in Cedarburg is serving the family.

Bernice was born on Aug. 25, 1923 in Freistadt, daughter of Arthur and Meta (nee Wetzel) Wendt. In April of 1944, she married Hillard Thierfelder at Trinity Ev. Lutheran Church in Freistadt. Their marriage was blessed with five children.

Bernice became a member at Trinity Ev. Lutheran Church West Mequon, where she was a longtime active member. She was a member of the Altar Guild as well as a member of the Ladies Aid and served on various other committees.

Bernice is survived by her children Jim (Judy) Thierfelder, Wayne (Pauline) Thierfelder, Eileen (Tom) Jungkuntz, Bob (Sue) Thierfelder and Ron Thierfelder; grandchildren Jeff (Sharon) Thierfelder, Julie (Brian) Passig, Jenelle Thierfelder, Jamie Thierfelder, Jodie Thierfelder, Greg (Shawn) Jahnke, Mike (Renee) Jahnke, Todd Jungkuntz, Jason Thierfelder, Ryan Thierfelder, Tyler Thierfelder, Amy Thierfelder, Emily Thierfelder and Stephanie Thierfelder; sister Lorraine Wendt; and sister-in-law Helen Thierfelder. She is further survived by nine great-grandchildren, other relatives and many friends.

Bernice was preceded in death by her parents; her husband Hillard Thierfelder; and her grandson Jeff Jahnke.

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