Bernice Otting, 86


Bernice Otting (nee Pierner) of Cedarburg passed away peacefully at Lasata Care Center on Nov. 25, 2009, at the age of 86.

Bernice was born in Mequon on Nov. 30, 1922, to Raymond and Eleanor Pierner and married Edward B. Otting on April 25, 1943, at Trinity Ev. Lutheran Church West, Mequon.

Bernice was a longtime active member at First Immanuel Lutheran Church in Cedarburg.

She is survived by her brother, Marvin (Pat) Pierner, of Milwaukee and  brother-in-law, Donald (Lillian) Otting, of Mequon. She  is further survived by nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

A funeral service was held Monday, Nov. 30, 2009, at noon, at First Immanuel Lutheran Church, W62 N677 Evergreen Blvd., Cedarburg. 

Interment was at Trinity Ev. Lutheran Cemetery West, Mequon.  

Visitation was at the church on Monday from 11 a.m. until the time of the service.

Memorials to the church are appreciated.

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Mueller Funeral Home in Cedarburg assisted the family with arrangements.