Published on Wednesday, 30 November -0001 00:00
Bernice Masberg of Kimball died Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2008, at her home. She was 75. Mass of Christian Burial will be 10 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 16, at St. Anne's Catholic Church in Kimball with Fr. Gerald Mischke officiating. Burial will be in St. Anne's Cemetery. Friends may call from 4-8 p.m. Friday and 9-10 a.m. Saturday at St. Anne's Catholic Church. There will be a prayer service at 7 p.m. Friday at the church.
Bernice Ann Masberg was born July 22, 1932, at Glencoe to Philip and Josephine (Gehlen) Bongaarts. She graduated from Kimball High School in 1950, and married Joseph Masberg April 30, 1955, in St. Anne's Catholic Church. Bernice was a homemaker and member of St. Anne's Catholic Church, Maine Prairie Merrymakers and Cloudy Town Good Sam Club. She enjoyed reading, needlework and spending time with her family. Bernice was preceded in death by her parents and sister Beatrice Kurkowski. Bernice is survived by her husband Joseph of Kimball; children Joan of Maple Grove, Barbara Masberg (and Paul White) of Ellensburg, Wash., Kathy (and Barrie) Kletscher of Eagan, Jim (and Paulette) of Watkins, Kris of St. Cloud, Carol of Maple Grove and Susan (and Patrick) Mitzel of Bloomington; sisters Phyllis Bruns of Buffalo, Mary Jo (and Francis) Logeais of Annandale, Janice (and Jim) Dircks of Plymouth; brother John (and Donna) Bongaarts of Delano; and grandchildren Joseph and Keith Masberg, Ellen and Diana Kletscher, Kelly and Scott Mitzel. Pallbearers will be John Bongaarts, Jim Masberg and Bernice's six grandchildren. Music will be provided by St. Anne's choir with Joan Zongo as organist.Arrangements were made by Dingmann Funeral Care of Kimball.