Thursday, August 28th, 2008
Berneice F. Stetler, 93, Willshire, died at 7:28 a.m. Aug. 27, 2008, at the Laurels of Shane Hill, Rockford,
She was born May 26, 1915, in Mercer County, to William P. and Katharine Schaadt Becher. On Feb. 15, 1936, she married Harold E. Stetler, who died on April 7, 2008.
Surviving are a son; Ronald D., Willshire; a granddaughter and two great grandchildren.
Deceased is a brother; Leslie Becher; and six sisters; Marie Willrath, Leone McBride, Bertha Stephenson, Matilda Eley and Pauline Becher, and an infant.
She was a homemaker and a member of Zion Lutheran Church, Chattanooga.
Services are 2 p.m. Sunday at Ketcham-Ripley Funeral Home, Rockford, the Rev. Randall Swanson officiating. Burial is at Riverside Cemetery, Rockford.
Calling is 12-2 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.
Contributions can be made to the church or State of the Heart Hospice.
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