Bernadine “Bernie” Ruth Matter, age 74, of Delano, passed away Thursday, Sept. 19, 2013, at the Marie Steiner Kelting Hospice House.
Memorial Mass of Christian Burial will take place Wednesday, Sept. 25 at 11:30 a.m. at St. Peter Catholic Church in Delano.
There will be a gathering of family and friends Tuesday, Sept. 24 from 4 to 8 p.m. in Martha Hall of St. Peter Catholic Church in Delano; and continuing Wednesday from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m., prior to the Mass.
Arrangements are being handled by the Iten Funeral Home in Delano.
Bernie was born Aug. 15, 1939, in Minneapolis, to Bernard and Evelyn (Ramsey) LaMotte.
She was a longtime employee of Watertek.
Bernie is survived by her children, Mark Matter, Wendy (Tim) Amundsen, Pam (Gary) Schmidt, and Michael (Jeanne) Matter; five grandchildren: Marc, Tim, Michael, Thomas, and Hayley; and siblings Joni (Steve) Bargel, and Robert “Bob” (Gina) LaMotte.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Anthony Matter.