Gniffke Borghild "Berdie" Gniffke, age 89, of Bloomington, passed away January 19, 2003 at Friendship Village. Long-time employee of MnDOT. Avid fan of the Minnesota Twins and Vikings. Longtime participant of "Fan in the Stands."Preceded in death by beloved husband, Ernest; 9 sisters and 4 brothers. Survived by sister, Frida Gunderson, Bloomington; 4 nieces, Audrey Lee, Janet Bortnem, Connie Wanner, Muriel Coulter; 3 nephews, Jim Gee, LeRoy Leverson, Jim Bloomquist; 29 great-nieces & nephews; and numerous great-great-nieces & nephews. Private interment Fort Snelling National Cemetery, Mpls, MN. In lieu of flowers, memorials preferred to Friendship Village of Bloomington LCRC Foundation or Rock Valle Cemetery Fund. Funeral Service will be held Wednesday, Jan. 22 at 2:00 PM with visitation 1 hour prior to service at: WERNESS BROTHERS 3500 W. 50th St., Mpls 612-927-8641

Published on January 21, 2003

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