Bernice A. Reissmann, age 88 of Clintonville, passed away on Monday, May 26, 2014 at the Greentree Health & Rehabilitation Center, Clintonville surrounded by her loving family.
Bernice was born on August 8, 1925 in Bowler, the daughter of the late Arthur and Ella (Steinke) Radun. On November 3, 1944 she was united in marriage to Harold “Bud” Reissmann in Milwaukee. The couple had lived in Birnamwood, Marion and in 1961 moved to Clintonville. Bernice enjoyed being a homemaker. Once her family was grown, she worked at Pine Manor Nursing Home, Embarrass for a number of years in the laundry department until her retirement. Harold preceded his wife in death on January 10, 1995. Bernice was a private person however she had a contagious smile. Her hobbies included watching the Green Bay Packers and Milwaukee Brewers, walking, and listening and dancing to polka music.
Survivors include: her daughters: Sharon (Edwin “Bub”) Kitzman, Big Falls; Sandra Blum, Tigerton; Diane (Jim) Gocke, Marion; Gale (Scott) Stoehr, Sauk City; her sons: Ronald (Cheryl) Reissmann, Appleton; Dale Reissmann, Clintonville; her grandchildren: Kelly (Jeff) Anklam, Oneida; Kevin Reissmann, Clintonville; Kimi (Eric) Johnson, Clintonville; Rhonda (Charlie) Denu, Mt. Horeb; Angie (Cory) Chovanec, Oshkosh; Carey (Lucas) Carroll, Maui, HI; Mandy Stoehr (Ryan Johnson), Sauk City and Stacey Stoehr (Jesse Baier), Prairie du Sac; and 16 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband Harold “Bud”, a daughter Shirley in infancy, 3 sisters, Martha Pingel, Adela Krueger and Laura Meverden; her brother Rudolph Radun, her grandson Tim Erickson and her son-in-law Karl Blum.
Funeral services will be held 2 p.m. Thursday, May 29, 2014 at the Eberhardt-Stevenson Funeral Home & Crematory, Clintonville with the Rev. Jill Meyer officiating. Interment will be in the Graceland Cemetery, Clintonville. Friends may call at the funeral home on Thursday from 12:30 p.m. until the time of the service. The Reissmann family would like to express their sincere appreciation to the staff at Greentree Health & Rehabilitation Center and Heartland Hospice for all of the gentle and personal care given to Bernice. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to Bernice’s family.