Bernadette ‘Bernie’ Altenhofen, 72

Bernadette “Bernie” Renae Altenhofen, age 72, of Delano, passed away Sunday, April 1, 2018, at her home.

She was born June 20, 1945, in Hutchinson, to Benedict and Dorothy (Bollman) Altenhofen.

Bernie was a loving sister, aunt, and friend to many. Her work history involved working at Tonka Toys before going to work at Minnesota Rubber until retirement, and eventually working at Coborn’s in Delano.

Bernie was an avid bowler. She also enjoyed playing cards, especially 500 and sheephead; as well as computer games. She had a special place in her heart for her cats.

She was preceded in death by her parents; and niece Pamela Ann Rademacher.

Bernie is survived by her siblings, Mary Ann (Adrian) Rademacher, Ben Altenhofen, and Matt Altenhofen; nephews Dean (Ellen) Rademacher, and David Rademacher (special friend Patty Ertl); niece Jodi (Jason) Radel; and six great nieces and nephews.

Private family services will be held.

Arrangements are with the Iten Funeral Home in Delano.

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