Bernice M. Rose, 84


Bernice M. Rose (nee Schemenauer), 84, of West Bend, passed away Monday, Aug. 20, 2012.

Bernice was born on April 12, 1928 to Joseph and Susan (nee Korneli) Schemenauer in West Bend.

She married the late Richard J. Rose on Aug. 27, 1949. Bernice enjoyed raising her family along with cross-stitching, needlepoint, bingo, gambling, and loved to cook and bake, and also enjoyed playing cards with her friends at Ivy Manor. She was a member of the VFW Women’s Auxiliary and Women of the Moose.

Bernice is survived by her children Gary (Alice) Rose, David (Susan) Rose, Judy (Terry) Mueller, and Debbie (Steve) Bannenberg; and grandchildren Nicole LaVanway, Jamie Rose, Jason Rose, Rebecca (Greg) Fleischman, Matthew and Michael (Amanda) Rose, Melissa (Tim) Dobbs, Joshua Millard, Eric Mueller, and Dustin, Denise, and Deane Bannenberg. She is further survived by her great-grandchildren, Brianna, Toni, Alexandria, Jacob, Devon, Caleb, Hailey, Dalton, Taylor, Dylan, Logan, Jordan, Emma, and Mason, nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

She is preceded in death by her parents, husband Richard, grandchild Dean, and siblings Clarence, Cecelia, Sylvester, Ruth and Delores.

A funeral service for Bernice will be at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 22 at the Phillip Funeral Home Chapel of West Bend. Interment will take place at Washington County Memorial Park. Visitation will be at the funeral home on Wednesday, Aug. 22 from 4 p.m. until time of service (7 p.m.).

A special thank you to the staff at Ivy Manor and Grace Hospice for the loving care to Bernice.
The Phillip Funeral Home of West Bend is assisting the family; (262) 338-2050 or www.phillipfuneralhome.com.