Bernice L. Mundy

1914-2008

Wednesday, January 16, 2008

GALESBURG - Bernice L. Mundy, 93, 275 E. Carl Sandburg Drive, formerly of 706 W. Brooks St., died at 10:10 a.m. Tuesday (Jan. 15, 2008) at Marigold Health Care Center.

Bernice was born Dec. 20, 1914, in Rapid City, the daughter of Mannie E. and Grace D. Cewe Wallace. She married Marshall A. Mundy Jr. in 1938. They later divorced. He died in 1999. Surviving Bernice are two sons, James E. Mundy of rural Galesburg and John M. Mundy of Galesburg; two daughters, Jeanette "Sue" Baker and Barbara J. Mundy, both of Galesburg; eight grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by a grandson, Daniel.

Bernice graduated from St. Joseph Academy in 1933. She then graduated St. Francis School of Nursing in 1936. She was a registered nurse at St. Mary's Hospital. She then worked for Dr. Smart and last worked at the Knox County Nursing Home until her retirement in 1980. She was a member of Corpus Christi Church and its Altar and Rosary Society.

Funeral Mass will be at 10 a.m. Friday, Jan. 18, at Corpus Christi Church, with the Rev. William Miller officiating. Visitation will be 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at Watson Funeral Home, with the rosary prayed at 8 p.m. Burial will be in St. Joseph's Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to Costa Catholic Academy or Corpus Christi Church.

Expressions of sympathy may be made at www.watson fh.net.

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