She is survived by her son Robert (Teresa) Olson; and daughters Patricia Aten and Kathryn (Michael) Farr.
She also has five grandchildren, Scott (Rebecca) Aten, Wendy (Bryon) Johnson, Lisa (Jerad) Frey, John (Marisa) Olson and Alex Farr; and seven great-grandchildren, Rebecca Lafferty, Casey and Danica Aten, Josselyn and mason Frey, and Isabella and Cooper Olson.
Bernice was a longtime member of St. Mary Catholic Parish in Spokane Valley.
The family wants to especially thank all the staff at Colonial Court for the wonderful care and many kindnesses provided during the last two years.
Also, thanks to Gentiva Hospice and the many friends who visited often.
Funeral Mass will be Saturday, January 4, 2014 at 11am and will be celebrated at St. Mary Catholic Parish, 304 S. Adams Rd., Spokane Valley, WA.
Memorial contributions are preferred to Catholic Charities or Meals on Wheels.
Arrangements have been entrusted to: