Bernita Sherbahn, age 98, of Wayne

Monday, October 24th, 2016

Funeral services for Bernita Sherbahn, age 98, of Wayne will be held at Grace Lutheran Church in Wayne on Saturday at 10:30 a.m. Visitation will be held at Grace Lutheran Church in Wayne on Saturday from 9:00 a.m. until service time with family present. Interment will be at Greenwood Cemetery in Wayne. Memorials may be directed to the Sherbahn family for later designation. She passed away Monday at Careage Campus of Care. Arrangements are with Hasemann Funeral Home of Wayne.

Bernita Doris Sherbahn was born April 14, 1918, on a farm in Dixon County to Herbert and Lena (Reuter) Hinnerichs.  She was baptized May 5, 1918, and confirmed March 20, 1932, at Immanuel Lutheran Church near Wakefield.  She attended Immanuel Lutheran Parochial School.  Bernita married Donald Sherbahn January 16, 1941, in Omaha.  She was a member of Grace Lutheran Church in Wayne where she was a Sunday School and Bible School Teacher.  She was a member of the Ladies Aid and American Legion Auxiliary.  Bernita enjoyed bowling and china painting. She enjoyed her family and doing things with them.

Bernita is survived by her two daughters, Nancy (David) Warnemunde of Winside and Donna  (Dennis) Johnson of Plainview; four grandchildren, Jeff (Cathy) Warnemunde, Julie (Tom) Bergstrom, Scott (Candi) Johnson, and Wendy (Chad) Toelle; seven great-grandchildren; seven great-great-grandchildren; sisters, Alice Roeber and Bonnie Schrieber of Wayne.

Bernita was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Donald in 2005; sister, Betty Lessmann; sister-in-law, Bernadine West, brother, Gilbert Hinnrichs; and one granddaughter.





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