Catherine A. Millerbernd, 53

Catherine Ann Millerbernd, age 53, of Lester Prairie, passed away Monday, June 5, 2017, following a six-year courageous battle with cancer.

She was born Jan. 29, 1964, in Winsted, the daughter of Charles and Barbara (Quast) Millerbernd.

Catholic education was very important to Cathy, and she served 31 years as a teacher and principal.

She is survived by her parents, Charles and Barbara Millerbernd of Winsted; special friend, Cheryl Heimerl of Lester Prairie; siblings Alan (Marette) Millerbernd of Lester Prairie, Tom (Candace) Millerbernd of Chaska, Jane (David) Schreiber of Big Lake, and Craig (Molly) Millerbernd of Lester Prairie; nine nieces and nephews; one great nephew; and many other relatives and friends.

A Concelebrated Mass of Christian Burial took place Thursday, June 8 at 11 a.m. at Holy Trinity Catholic Church in Winsted, followed by entombment at Holy Trinity Cemetery Niche. The concelebrants were Father Tony Stubeda, Father Paul Schumacher, Father Michael Doyle, and Father Tony Hesse.

There was visitation Wednesday, June 7 from 4 to 8 p.m. at the Chilson Funeral Home in Winsted, with a prayer service at 8 p.m. Visitation continued Thursday at the funeral home from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m.

A scholarship fund will be established.

The Chilson Funeral Home in Winsted served the family. Online condolences may be made to www.chilsonfuneralhome.com.

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