Friday, January 10th, 2014
Ida Bernice Bollenbacher Fahncke, 100, formerly of Celina, died Jan. 2, 2014, in Williamsburg, Va.
She was born June 3, 1913, in Mercer County to Benjamin and Rosa Trisel Bollenbacher. On Feb. 17, 1940, she married Herbert C. Fahncke, who died March 12, 2002.
Surviving are two daughters, Rosalie (Charles) Frey, Williamsburg, Va., and Connie (Paul) Thieroff, Fort Wayne, Ind.; two granddaughters; and a sister, Clara (Ted) Brinkman, Celina.
Deceased are two brothers, Roland Bollenbacher and Harry (Louise) Bollenbacher and a sister, Martha (Glenn) Deitsch.
She retired from Otis Hospital in June 1977. She was a marvelous cook and loved using her sewing machine. Her home was always warm and welcoming to one and all.
Funeral services are 11 a.m. Monday at St. John Lutheran Church, Celina, the Revs. Jeff Gramza and Sharon Stonerock officiating. Burial will follow in St. Paul's United Church of Christ Cemetery, Rockford.
Calling is 2-4 p.m. Sunday at Lehman-Hogenkamp-Dzendzel Funeral Home, Celina, and one hour before services on Monday at the church.
Memorial contributions may be made to St. John Lutheran Church, Celina.
Condolences may be left at LHDfuneralhome.com.
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