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Tuesday, February 17th, 2009
Bernice Sheets
Bernice Aletta Sheets, 92, 10938 Neptune-Mendon Road, Mendon, died at noon Feb. 15, 2009, at The Laurels of Shane Hill, Rockford.
She was born Sept. 4, 1916, in Mercer County, to Jess and Flossie Boise Kendall. On July 22, 1935, she married David LeRoy Sheets Sr., who died June 19, 1992.
Surviving are two sons, David L. Jr. (Diana) and Veryl L. (Marilyn), all of Mendon; two daughters, Marilyn J. Kahler, Mendon, and Amy (Stanley) Baker, Elgin; a sister, Margaret Andrews, Englewood; a sister-in-law, Opal Bower, New Knoxville; nine grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren.
Deceased are two sisters, Lavon Johnson and Gladys Hope.
She was a homemaker and worked for five years at the former Huffy Bicycle Corp., Celina. She attended the former Neptune High School.
Services are 2 p.m. Thursday at W.H. Dick & Sons-Hellwarth Funeral Home, Mendon, the Rev. Michael Berne officiating. Burial is at Mendon Cemetery.
Calling is 5-8 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.
Condolences can be sent to dick.hellwarth@verizonmail.com.
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