Thursday, September 25th, 2008
Berdell Mae Ice, 93, 936 W. High St., St. Marys, died at 11 p.m. Sept. 23, 2008, at her residence.
She was born June 6, 1915, in St. Marys, to Ralph and Mina Finke Palmer. On Sept. 19, 1971, she married Kenneth Nagel, who died Feb. 26, 1983. On May 7, 1984, she married Denzil Ice, who died Dec. 16, 1997.
Surviving are a daughter, Roxann (Jim) Sorah, St. Charles, Va.; two stepsons, Bob Ice, Lebanon, and Doug Ice, Vandalia; a sister and caregiver, Ruth Raymond, St. Marys; a brother-in-law, Gilbert "Bud" Ice, St. Marys; a sister-in-law, Izetta Fulton, St. Marys; four grandchildren, nine great-grandchildren and a great-great-grandson.
She was the founder and proprietor of Berdell's Dressland, St. Marys, for 35 years. She was a member and past worthy matron of Hawthorne Chapter of the Order of Eastern Star, a member of Zion Lutheran Church, St. Marys, and a 1933 graduate of St. Marys Memorial High School.
Services are 11 a.m. Saturday at Miller Funeral Home, St. Marys, the Rev. Bill Maki officiating. Burial is at Elm Grove Cemetery, St. Marys.
Calling is 1-5 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.
Contributions can be made to Celina Area Visiting Nurses and Hospice or the church.
Condolences can be left at www.millerfuneralhomes.net.