She was a wonderful seamstress and made many beautiful quilts that she gave as gifts. Berniece also sewed clothes for her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She was a great cook and made many kinds of pies. Berniece was a loving person and volunteered helping many people in her life. She loved her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren very much and will be greatly missed.
Berniece passed away on Saturday, Dec. 29, 2012, at the Griffin Nursing Center at the age of 86 years.
She was preceded in death by her parents and a son, Martin.
Survivors include her husband, Roland; daughters, Christina Cardenzana of Albia and Debra (James) Gibson of Davenport; grandchildren, Andrea (Pat) Barnes of Council Bluffs, Melissa (Loren) Sisler of Altoona, James Jr., Felicia and Kimberly Gibson of Davenport; great-grandchildren, Emma, Abby and Lily Barnes, Erika and Kyle Sisler, Olivia, Tobias, Jordan, Alexia and Sydnie Gibson.
For those desiring, memorial contributions may be made to the Pleasantville Christian Church. Online condolences may be left at BertrandFuneralHomes.com