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Bernice Manson

Bernice Rose Manson

Thursday, September 20th, 1917 - Thursday, August 8th, 2019
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Obituary

Bernice Rose Manson, 101 years old of Pleasant Prairie, WI passed away Thursday, August 8, 2019, at her home.

She was born September 20, 1917, in Kenosha, the daughter of the late Matt and Caroline (Grasser) Berres. Bernice attended Kenosha schools. She graduated from Kenosha High School and Kenosha Vocational School.

On October 25, 1952, she married Joseph H. Manson at St. Mark Catholic Church and he preceded her in death January 6, 2006.

She was a parishioner of St. Mark Catholic Church and St. Mary’s Catholic Senior Center. Bernice worked as executive secretary at Fansteel Metallurgical Corp as well as secretary in car distribution for Nash Motors. She also worked part-time in the office of Woodstock and Sheridan Nursing Homes. Bernice was an avid Chicago Cubs fan and enjoyed solving crossword puzzles.

Survivors include her son, Kenneth (Janet) Manson of Kenosha, and daughter Barbara (Neal) Connelly of Arden Hills, MN; four grandchildren, Michelle (Eric) Milholland, Laura (Grady) Hall, Michael (Michelle) Connelly, and Brenna (Cooper) Kohart; and two great-grandchildren, Thomas Hall and Pierce Kohart.

In addition to her parents and husband, Bernice was preceded in death by siblings, Clyde Berres, Sister M. Minolia (Callista) Berres, SSND, Rita Gravunder, and LaVerne Haney.


Visitation will be held from 4:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m. on Sunday, August 11th at Proko Funeral Home. Funeral services will begin at 9:15 a.m. on Monday, August 12th at the funeral home with Mass of Christian Burial at 10:00 a.m. at St. Mary Catholic Church, 7307 40th Ave., Kenosha. Interment will follow in All Saints Cemetery, Pleasant Prairie. In lieu of flowers, those desiring may make contributions to St. Mark Catholic Church, 7117 14th Ave., Kenosha, WI 53143 or the Alzheimer’s Association, in her memory.


Proko Funeral Home & Crematory
5111 60th St. (262) 654-3533
Visit & Sign Bernice’s Online Memorial Book At:
www.prokofuneralhome.com
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Sunday, August 11th, 2019 | 4:00pm - 6:00pm
    When
    Sunday, August 11th, 2019 4:00pm - 6:00pm
    Location
    Proko Funeral Home & Crematory
    Address
    5111-60th Street
    KENOSHA, WI 53144
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  • Funeral Mass

    Monday, August 12th, 2019 | 10:00am
    When
    Monday, August 12th, 2019 10:00am
    Location
    St. Mary Catholic Church
    Address
    7307-40th Avenue
    KENOSHA, WI 53142
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    Officiant
    Father Jerry Hessel
  • Interment

    Monday, August 12th, 2019 |
    When
    Monday, August 12th, 2019
    Location
    All Saints Cemetery
    Address
    3300 Springbrook Road
    Pleasant Prairie, WI 53158
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Crystal Oscar

Posted at 11:20pm
Bernice was a precious gift from God above, so much beauty, Grace and love. She touched my heart in so many ways. Her smile so bright even on her bad days. I was blessed to have the opportunity to care for such a sweet and spunky lady. My return to work won't be the same without her there, no more peek a boo'a being heard or her singing from the other room. May you rest in peace my beautiful angel. Crystal
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The Families of Don, Mary, Chuck, Alan & Sally Man

Posted at 07:21pm
Remembering you and Aunt Bernice in our minds and in our hearts.
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