Nali Bernice Cecilia (nee Snyder), age 75, passed away peacefully at home after a courageous battle with cancer for four years, surrounded by her loving family on June 13, 2003. Survived by her devoted husband of 50 years, Bill; 7 adoring children, Michael (Marilyn), Terry (Jane), Cindy Bigalke, Pat (Karen), Lisa (Mark) Rassmussen, Vicki (Ken) Berens, Nan (Michael) Jones; 15 loving grandchildren; sisters, Beth Alpert, Kay Wiegel, Merle Krenzke; and brother, Howard Snyder. Preceded in death by parents, Clair and Ellen Snyder; sisters, Doris Pierce and Phyllis Johnson; and brother, Robert Snyder. Bernice was a warm, wonderful person, not only to her family, but to many others; and she will be deeply missed. Mass of Christian Burial with cremation remains on June 16, 11 AM, at Mary Mother of the Church, 3333 Cliff Rd., Burnsville, MN. Visitation with family at 10 AM at the church. Private burial to be held at a later date. In lieu of flowers, memorials preferred to Hospice of the Lakes, 8100 34th Ave S, Bloomington, MN or the American Cancer Society of Minnesota, 3316 W 66th St., Edina, MN.

Published on June 14, 2003

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