LAKE CITY - Bernice Clary, 93, died peacefully Thursday, April 26, 2012 at Shady Oaks Care Center in Lake City. A private visitation will be held Sunday, April 29th at Lampe Funeral Home in Lake City, with a Celebration of Life service to be held at a later date.
Bernice is survived by her two daughters, Jane Ann (Paul) Schaben of Carroll, and Jacqueline (Frazier Hollingsworth) Clary of Littleton, CO, four grandchildren; Ryan of Eagan, MN, Sean (Lori) of Johnston, IA, Thad (Carmen) of Urbandale, IA, and Rani Schaben of Clive, IA, and three great-grandchildren; Colton Schaben of Ames, Ciara Schaben of Clive, and Emma Schaben of Urbandale. She is also survived by her brother, Bernard (Bernadine) Holm of Lake City, and many nieces and nephews.
She is preceded in death by her parents, Anna Marie (Bystrom) and Andrew Eric Gustafuson Holm, her brothers, George, Bus, Clifford, Harold and Merl who was killed in action November 1942 in New Guinea, and her sisters, Mabel (Floyd) Clark, Esther (Dutch) Dillivan, Evelyn (Bill) DeHart, Leona (Fat) (Claude) Studdard, and Millie (Harold) Bean.
Her family suggests in lieu of flowers to donate to the Memory Unit at Shady Oaks Care Center in Lake City, Stewart Memorial Hospice, and Iowa Hospice.