May 12, 1932 - October 10, 2015


Mass of Christian Burial will be 11:00 a.m. Tuesday, October 13, 2015 at Sts. Peter & Paul Catholic Church in Richmond, MN for Bernadine “Bernie” Dingmann, age 83, who died peacefully at her home on Saturday. Burial will be in the parish cemetery.

Relatives and friends may call from 4:00 – 8:00 p.m. Monday at the Wenner Funeral Home in Richmond. The Franciscan Sister’s Prayer Service will be at 5:00 p.m. Parish Prayers will be at 8:00 p.m. Visitation will continue from 9:00 – 10:30 a.m. Tuesday morning at the funeral home.

Bernie was born in St. Martin, MN to Frank and Elizabeth (Wulfkuhle) Olmscheid. She married Jerome Dingmann on June 10, 1952 in St. Martin Catholic Church, St. Martin, MN. Bernie enjoyed spending time with her family and friends, watching the Minnesota Twins, fishing, gardening, bowling, quilting, puzzling and playing cards. She was a member of Catholic United Financial, Christian Women and Sts. Peter & Paul Parish.

Survivors include her seven children, Gerry Dingmann, Judy (Hank) Schafer, Steve (Grace) Dingmann, Bob Dingmann, Tom (Bonnie) Dingmann, Dennis Dingmann, Rick (Lori) Dingmann; siblings, Stanley (Marion) Olmscheid, Adeline Graf, Sister Lorraine Olmscheid, OSF; 10 grandchildren and 4 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Jerome (2008); siblings, Eugene, Roman, Larry, Julian, MaryAnn, Claude and son-in-law, Bruce Cesar.