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Bernice E. Mitchel

August 26, 1930 June 3, 2019
Bernice E.  Mitchel
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Obituary for Bernice E. Mitchel

Bernice E. Mitchel age 88, of Fremont, passed away Monday, June 3, 2019, at her home.

Bernice was born August 26, 1930 to Frederick and Elizabeth (Schuelke) Snyder in South Bend, Nebraska. Bernice attended and graduated from Fremont High School in 1947. Following high school she attended Midland College. Bernice married James "Jim" Mitchel on April 16, 1950 at the First Congregational Church UCC in Fremont. They were blessed with 67 years of marriage. Bernice worked as an accountant for Erickson & Brooks for 25 years before her retirement in 1994.

She was a member of the First Congregational Church UCC in Fremont for 74 years and was active in various church groups. Bernice loved her family and friends and cherished the time spent with them. In addition, after retirement Bernice's hobby became enjoying creating custom cards to give to others on special occasions.

She was preceded in death by her husband Jim, her parents, and granddaughter Katie Diers.

She is survived by her daughter Sheryl Diers of Fremont, son Keith (Nicole) Mitchel of Victoria, Texas, brother Ernie Snyder of Boulder, Colorado, grandchildren Lainey Marilyn Diers of Fremont, Beau (Lela) Diers of Italy, Brandon (Erin) Diers of San Diego, California, great grandchildren Aria, Kaia and Charlee Diers, brother in laws Wally Nelson and LeRoy "Shorty" Mitchel as well as many cousins, nieces and nephews.

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Visitation will be held Wednesday June 5, 2019 from 5-8PM with family present from 6-8PM at Dugan Funeral Chapel.

Funeral Service will be held Thursday, June 6, 2019 at 11AM at Dugan Funeral Chapel.

Private burial will be held at Memorial Cemetery.

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5:00 PM 6/5/2019 5:00:00 PM - 8:00 AM 6/5/2019 8:00:00 AM
Dugan Funeral Chapel

751 North Lincoln Ave.
Fremont, NE 68025

family will be present from 6-8PM

Dugan Funeral Chapel
751 North Lincoln Ave. Fremont 68025 NE
United States





11:00 AM 6/6/2019 11:00:00 AM - 12:00 PM 6/6/2019 12:00:00 PM
Dugan Funeral Chapel

751 North Lincoln Ave.
Fremont, NE 68025

Dugan Funeral Chapel
751 North Lincoln Ave. Fremont 68025 NE
United States

Cemetery Details


Fremont Memorial Cemetery Final Resting Place

800 West 23rd Street
Fremont, NE 68025

800 West 23rd Street Fremont 68025 NE
United States

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