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Bernice K. Vanselow

February 17, 1922 - August 30, 2013

Bernice K. Vanselow (nee Schuster), 91, died August 30 at Glenview Terrace Nursing Home. After a long struggle with Alzheimer’s disease, she died peacefully in her sleep.

Beloved wife of the late Harold (Bus) Vanselow, devoted mother of Harold (Carol Shaddy) and Cathy (Bill) Bowe, loving grandmother of Colleen (Bill) Burg, Joe (Renee) Vanselow, Phoebe Vanselow (Van Swanson), Andy Bowe, Willa Vanselow, and Patrick Bowe and great grandmother of Ty and Alexis Vanselow, Wesley Swanson, and Trystan Vanselow. She was preceded in death by her parents, John and Louise Schuster, her brothers Joe and Charlie Kren, and her sister Margaret Ivie.

She was a long time active member of Luther Memorial Lutheran Church and joyfully managed the cafeteria at Owen Marsh grade school for more than two decades, where she was famous for her peanut butter cookies.

A viewing will be held at Staab Funeral Home on Friday, Sept. 6, from 9:00 – 11:00 AM with a funeral service at 11:00. Burial will be immediately following the service at Oak Ridge Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to Luther Memorial Lutheran Church or the Alzheimer’s Association.

Visitation Information

Staab Funeral Home - Springfield

Address:

1109 South Fifth Street
Springfield, Illinois 62703

217-528-6461 Map


Service Information

Time: 11:00 am

Staab Funeral Home - Springfield

Address:

1109 South Fifth Street
Springfield, Illinois 62703

217-528-6461 Map


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