The Free Press, Mankato, MN


July 8, 2014

Bernice E. Truebenbach

— Bernice E. Truebenbach, 81, Mankato, died Monday, July 7, 2014 at Mayo Clinic Health System Mankato.  Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Thursday, July 10, 2014 at Redeemer Lutheran Church in Decoria Township.   Visitation will be held 4:00 - 8:00 p.m. Wednesday, July 9, 2014 at Woodland Hills Funeral Home and will continue one hour prior to the services at the church.  Interment will be at Decoria Cemetery.  Woodland Hills Funeral Home is handling the arrangements.  

   Bernice was born to Emil & Minnie Starke on August 30, 1932 in Nicollet.  She was united in marriage to Lawrence Truebenbach on October 24, 1950.  Bernice worked at various places as a cook.  In her free time she enjoyed camping, bird watching, listening to old time music, and especially being with her family.

  Bernice is survived by her sons, Virgil (Janelle) of Mapleton, Richard of Mankato, and Brian (Lori) of Lake Crystal; daughters, Marilyn Hogan of Mankato, Denise (David) Mackrill of Mankato, Eileen (Don) Darling of Nicollet, and Cindy Cihak of Mankato; 21 grandchildren; 35 great grandchildren; one great great grandson; brother, Emil Starke of Hutchinson; and sister, Marlys Peters of Nicollet.

  She is preceded in death by her husband, great great granddaughter, parents, son in-law, daughter in-law, two brothers, and three sisters.

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