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Bernice E. Horihan


Fri, Jul 18th, 2003
Posted in Obituaries

Bernice E. Horihan, age 85, of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, formerly of the Mabel area, died July 14, 2003 at the Milwaukee Catholic Home in Milwaukee. Bernice was born March 7, 1918 in the log cabin on the family farm in Preble Township, Fillmore County, Minnesota to Alfred and Rose (Funke) Horihan. She attended District 69 country school and then graduated from the Mabel High School in 1939. She lived in Wabasha, Minnesota for a short time before moving to Chicago, Illinois where she worked as a waitress for many years. In 1997 she moved to Milwaukee, Wisconsin where she has resided since. She was a member of the Three Holy Women Catholic Church in Milwaukee. Bernice enjoyed traveling and had been all over the world.

Bernice is survived by a brother Kenneth (Emily) of Milwaukee; two sisters Geraldine (Floyd) Bavis of Palmyra, New York, and Janet (Rollie) Derousseau of Rice Lake, Wisconsin; sister-in-law Myrtle Horihan of Mabel; 17 nieces and nephews; 29 great nieces and nephews; and special friend Dan Robak of Milwaukee. She was preceded in death by a brother Francis and a sister Monica (John) Adams.

Funeral Mass was held July 18, 2003 at the St. Olaf Catholic Church in Mabel with Father Donald P. Schmitz and Father Robert Cook co-officiating. Burial was in the St. Mary's Cemetery. Mengis Funeral Home in Mabel was in charge of arrangements.

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