Saturday, November 15, 2008

Bernice H. (Harmann) Schiestle

Bernice H. Schiestle, age 78, passed away Saturday, November 15, 2008, at her residence. Bernice was born in Racine on February 12. 1930, daughter of the late Norman and Emma (Nee: Steinke) Harmann.

Bernice was a graduate of Washington Park High School. She was united in marriage to Larry Schiestle who preceded her in death March of 1997. Her pastimes include gardening, and knitting and crocheting for her children and grandchildren. She was a loving and giving mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother who always placed others' needs before her own. She will be dearly missed.

Survivors include her children, Evelyn (James) Good of Union Grove, WI, Renee (John) Stanton of Racine, WI, Barbara (David) Guth of Franksville, WI, Robert (Marilyn) Krause of Alaska; her grandchildren, Tony (Susan) Good, Heather Good, Jennifer Collins, Michael (Sarah) Collins, Christopher (Taylor) Collins, Molly Stanton, Matthew (Tricia) Guth, Steven (Becky) Guth, Chris (Mary) Trottier; her great-grandchildren, Max, Isabelle, Megan, Jacob, Anna, Logan, Sophia, Lauren, and Ava; sisters-in-law, Beverly (Bob) Albertson of Kenosha, WI, Eileen (Jeff) Stropes of Racine, WI; nieces, nephews, other relatives and many dear friends. In addition to her parents and husband she was preceded in death by her beloved granddaughter, Amanda Guth-Trottier; and brothers, Norm and Ted Harmann.

Funeral services will be held at the funeral home on Wednesday, November 19, 2008, at 7 p.m. Private interment will be held. Relatives and friends may meet with the family at the funeral home on Wednesday from 5 p.m. until time of service. In lieu of flowers, memorials to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105, have been suggested.

The family wants to thank all of her new friends at Fountain Hills.

My love continues in the hearts of those I left behind

803 Main St., Racine (262) 634-7888

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