Bernice M. “Bunny” Decker, Waite Park, 91
August 6, 1922 – July 21, 2014
Mass of Christian Burial celebrating the life of Bernice M. “Bunny” Decker, 91, of Waite Park will be at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, July 26, 2014 at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Waite Park. Bunny passed away peacefully with family by her side on Monday, July 21, 2014 at Talahi Care Center in St. Cloud. Reverend Mark Innocenti will officiate. Entombment will be on Monday, July 28, 2014 at Assumption Cemetery in St. Cloud.
Visitation will be from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. on Friday at the Daniel Funeral Home in St. Cloud and after 9:30 a.m. on Saturday at the church. Parish prayers will be held at 4:30 p.m. on Friday at the funeral home.
Bunny was born on August 6, 1922 in Waite Park, Minnesota to the late John and Magdalene (Seifen) Feneis. She married Sylvester Decker on September 14, 1946 at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Waite Park and was a lifelong resident of Waite Park. Bunny was employed as a payroll clerk for the Minnesota Department of Transportation until retirement. She was a member of St. Joseph’s
Parish, Christian Women and Mission Group, the Red Hats and the Waite Park American Legion Silver Star Post #428 Ladies Auxiliary.
Bunny enjoyed making and donating over 10,000 rosaries to the missions. She also enjoyed embroidery, playing bingo and casino trips. Most importantly, Bunny treasured time with her children, grandchildren and great grandchildren.
She is survived by her daughters, Virginia “Ginny” (Kenny) Kuechle and Diann (Tom) Kremer both of St. Cloud; ten grandchildren; 13 great grandchildren; sister, Dolores Palaia of Golden Valley; and sister-in-law, Lal Feneis of Crystal.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Sylvester in 2004; twin grandsons, Mike and Matt Kremer; brothers, John, Robert and Norbert Feneis; and sisters, Henrietta Mrozek and Marie Braun.
Memorials are preferred.
A very special thank you to our “adopted family” Quiet Oaks Hospice House for their compassionate care, visits, support and friendship. Also a warm thank you to Talahi Care Center for their care during Mom’s final days.