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Gertrude J. Berneck, 94

Gertrude J. Berneck, age 94, of Delano, died Friday, Jan. 9, 2009, at her home in Delano.

Gertrude’s hobbies and interests revolved around her family. She was a lifelong farmer’s wife and homemaker. For a period of years, she worked off of the farm at Moulded Products in Maple Plain.

Gertrude enjoyed fishing and spending time with her grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband, August “Auggie” Berneck; and a grandson, David Joyce.

Gertrude is survived by her daughters, Delores and Noel Joyce, and JoAnn Pool; son Wilber Bruhn; 10 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren.

Mass of Christian Burial took place Monday, Jan. 12 at the St. Peter Catholic Church in Delano with the Rev. Kenneth Ludescher officiating. Interment was in the Calvary Cemetery in Delano.

Casket bearers were Mark Pool, Terry Pool, Rita Stigsell, Tracy Pool, Bruce Stotko, and Ron Stotko.

Arrangements by the Iten Funeral Home in Delano.