Bernice Matilda Elizabeth (Burmeister) Werner went to be with her lord on Thursday, May 9, 2013. Services were held May 16 at the Solon United Methodist Church. Burial followed in Oakland Cemetery.
Bernice was born to John and Clara Burmeister on Sept. 23, 1922, in Lowden. The family moved to Clarence, where she attended a country school. Bernice helped on the farm and with her younger siblings.
Bernice moved to Iowa City where she married Robert “Roy” Werner on Dec. 19, 1945. She worked as a homemaker, enjoying gardening, canning, cooking, sewing and especially making pie.