Bernice Naomi Ellefson

Bernice Naomi Ellefson

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  • Name Bernice Naomi Ellefson 
    Born Highland Memorial Park, Appleton, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Birth 10 Apr 1926 
    Died 27 Dec 2009  Appleton, Outagamie, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location 
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    • December 29, 2009


      Gitter, Bernice Naomi


      Bernice Naomi Gitter, age 83, of Appleton, passed away on Sunday, December 27, 2009, at Appleton Health Care Center following a long and courageous battle with cancer. She was born on April 10, 1926, daughter of the late J. Edward and Myrtle (Law) Ellefson. Bernice graduated from Appleton High School class of 1943. On March 22, 1947, Bernice was united in marriage to Clem C. Gitter and together they farmed in Greenville until his death in 1995.

      Bernice is survived by four step-grandchildren: Greg (Karen) Gitter, Appleton; Sheri (Jody) Gorges, New London; Julie Gitter, Neenah; and Amanda (Brian) Nushart, Appleton; a step-daughter-in-law, Sandy Gitter, Appleton; and five step-great-grandchildren. She is further survived by two brothers: Lloyd and Norman Ellefson, both of Appleton; two sisters: Dorothy Papenfus and Myrtie (Russ) Krueger, both of Appleton; in-laws: Lester (Mary) Gitter, Eugene (Helen) Gitter, Lillian Gitter; and many nieces, nephews and friends.

      In addition to her husband Clem, she was preceded in death by a step-son, Terry Gitter; two brothers: Elven (Ruth) Ellefson and Edwin (Geraldine) Ellefson; a sister, Lucille (Herb) Kahler; sisters-in-law: Eva Ellefson and Regina (Gene) Ellefson; and brother-in-law, Gordon Papenfus.

      A funeral service for Bernice will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, December 30, 2009, at Star of Hope Chapel (Highland Memorial Park) with Deacon Dave DeYoung presiding. Interment will be held in Highland Memorial Park. Visitation will be held from 12 p.m. until the hour of service at the chapel on Wednesday.

      A heartfelt thank you to the staff, Doctors and Nurses of the Oncology Department at Appleton Medical Center, to the staff of Appleton Health Care Center and to the family and friends for their prayers and support. A special thank you to a very devoted niece and nephew David and Darlene Maves.

      Bernice will be remembered for her sewing talent and her ease of conversation. She will be missed by many.

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    Person ID I218912  Little Chute Historical Society
    Last Modified 28 Dec 2009 

    Father James Edward Ellefson,   b. 16 May 1889, Waupaca County, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Oct 1978, Appleton, Outagamie, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 89 years) 
    Mother Myrtle May Law,   b. 22 Oct 1895, Maple Creek, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 08 Dec 1979, Appleton, Outagamie, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years) 
    Family ID F86723  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Ancestors Clem Carl Gitter,   b. 22 Jun 1917, Hortonville, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 May 1995, Greenville, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years) 
    Married 22 Mar 1947 
    Children 
    Married: 1x1. Living
    Family ID F86722  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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