Bernice L. Colward age 92 formerly of 102 South Peters Avenue and a resident of Sterling House, died Monday, January 28, 2013 at the facility. She was born in Fond du Lac October 6, 1920 the daughter of Herman and Pauline Stibbs Hintz. On September 14, 1946 she married Royal T. Colward at St. Peters Evangelical Lutheran Church in Fond du Lac. Royal preceded her in death on March 8, 2010.She received her Bachelor's Degree in teaching from Dr. Martin Luther College in New Ulm, Minnesota. She was a member of Good Shepherd Evangelical Lutheran Church.SURVIVORS: Bernice is survived by her children, Cinda Ro (John) Rumler, Anderson, IN, Craig (Deb McClanathan) Colward, Fond du Lac, Sage (Steve) Oliver, Concord, NC; five grandchildren, Deana Ro (Matthew) Mickels, Ian Rumler, Dane (Amanda) Rumler, Enton Oliver, Jace Oliver, three great-grandchildren, Vivian Ro Mickels, Gehrig Mickels, and Luke Rumler, nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, three brothers and three sisters.
VISITATION: The family will receive friends on Friday, February 1, 2013 from 12 Noon to 1:00 PM at Good Shepherd Evangelical Lutheran Church, 855 Martin Avenue, Fond du Lac. FUNERAL: Memorial Services will be held Friday, February 1, 2013 at1:00 PM at Good Shepherd Evangelical Lutheran Church with Reverend Brett Naumann officiating. Cremation has taken place. Inurnment will take place in Rienzi Cemetery.In lieu of flowers memorials appreciated to Good Shepherd Evangelical Lutheran Church in Bernice's memory."Special thanks to Carol Henke, the Juoni Family, Frieda Birkheim and the Sterling House."Uecker-Witt Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Additional information and guestbook go to www.ueckerwitt.com