Viola D. (Steinke) Bernard

December 22, 1925 ~ May 23, 2021 (age 95)


12-22-1925 – 5-23-2021 

Sister-Wife-Mother-Grandmother-Great Grandmother-Great Great Grandmother.

Born and raised in Livonia Township to Martha and Charles Steinke.  Vi enjoyed many hobbies, including quilting, gardening, volunteering at CARE and St John’s Ladies Aid, square dancing, traveling and fishing.  She loved to have her family around.

She is preceded in death by her parents; husband of 61 years, Herman; son, Kenny; 1 sister; 7 brothers; 2 grandchildren, 2 great grandchildren and 1 great great grandchild.

Vi is survived by her children, Judy (Brian) Clemmer, Barb (Gene) Hauff, Jerry (Jeanie) Bernard, Bevin (Brenda) Bernard and Karen Bennett; 11 grandchildren; 20 great grandchildren; other family and friends.

The family would like to thank David and Jeana Miller for the great care they gave mom.  Also, thank you to Pastor Erik Voight for his visits and Chaplain Dale Swan with Fairview Hospice.

Funeral service at 11:30AM on Wednesday, June 2, 2021 at St. John Lutheran Church, 9231 Viking Blvd NW, Elk River, with visitation starting at 10:00AM.

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June 2, 2021

10:00 AM to 11:30 AM
St. John Lutheran Church (Elk River)

Funeral Service
June 2, 2021

11:30 AM
St. John Lutheran Church (Elk River)

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