Delberts father dies

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Delberts father dies - R. Berninghaus Rites Held nesda Rudolf...
R. Berninghaus Rites Held nesda Rudolf Berninghaus of West Bend, 84, died Sunday at the Clear View Manor Nursing home where he and his wife reside. Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. Wednesday in Peace Lutheran Church with the Rev. Walter Meyer officiating. Burial was in the West Bend Cemetery, the Schellhammer Funeral Home in charge of the arrangements. Pallbearers were Donald Sanders, Gary Sanders, Larry Berninghaus, Dennis Berninghaus, Dale Berninghaus and Donald Berninghaus. Honorary Bearers were B.K. Peterson, John Bleuer, Herbert Balgeman, Joe Benninger, Holland Jurgens and Ernie Schmidt. Rudolf Berninghaus was born in rural West Bend on July 8, 1888, son of Rudolf and Margeret Bonnstetter Berninghaus. He was married to Meta Bierstedt April 24, 1914 and the couple has spent their entire married life in West Bend. Mr. Berninghaus was president of the West Bend Creamery Board, President of the Elevator Board, Committee Chairman of the ASC, an agent and director with Farmers Mutual Insurance, a trustee of the Garfield Township Board and member of the Peace Lutheran church. He is survived by his wife, five sons and one daughter; Paul, Fort Dodge; Edwin, Montgomery, Minn.; Rudolf, Jr., Glencoe, Minn.; Delbert, West Bend; Gilbert, Omaha and Mrs. Leona Morgan of Candler, No. Carolina. There are 19 grandchildren and 23 great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents, three brothers and one sister. IK) (-1 '— ' ID

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  1. The Algona Upper Des Moines,
  2. 21 Jun 1973, Thu,
  3. Page 10

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