Bernice M. “Bernie” Kittock, age 87, of Delano, passed away Christmas Day, Wednesday, Dec. 25, 2019.
Bernice never married, yet had a very extensive circle of family and friends.
She graduated from Delano High School in 1951, and attended almost all the reunions.
Bernice retired from Prudential Insurance group after 35 and one-half years.
An avid sports fan, Bernie loved the Gophers, Twins, and Vikings.
Her volunteer spirit touched many different groups: Delano American Legion Auxiliary, also serving as 10th District president; General Federation of Women’s Clubs, Delano chapter; Relay for Life; volunteer driver for seniors; Ridgeview Medical Center in women’s imaging, and giving tours to groups of school children; Delano Queen Coronation committee and chaperone; Boys and Girls State for Delano and Rockford schools; St. Maximillian Parish; participant and, many times, coordinator of several bowling leagues; and many more.
Wright County and the Minnesota State Fair awarded her Outstanding Senior Citizen of the year in 2015. Minneapolis Aquatennial Honorary Commodore distinction was also given to her in 2001.
Bernie was preceded in death by her parents, Vincent and Sophie Kittock; brother Leonard Kittock; and sister-in-law Gwen Kittock.
She is survived by many first cousins and their families
Mass of Christian Burial took place Tuesday, Dec. 31 at noon at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Delano. Interment was at St. Joseph Cemetery, Delano.
There was visitation Monday, Dec. 30 from 4 to 8 p.m. at the Iten Funeral Home in Delano, with a 4 p.m. rosary, 7:30 p.m. sharing time, and 8 p.m. prayer service. Visitation continued Tuesday at the church one hour prior to the Mass.
Arrangements were with the Iten Funeral Home in Delano.