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Bernice Anderson - August 31, 2013


Bernice Louetta Johanna Anderson, 101 years of age, of Holdrege, passed away on Saturday, Aug. 31, 2013, at the Holdrege Memorial Homes.
Bernice was born April 27, 1912, on the family farm northeast of Funk in Phelps County, the only child born to Lewis and Alfreda (Johnson) Peterson.
She was baptized in June of 1912 at the Fridhem Lutheran Church Parsonage in Funk and confirmed at the Trinity Lutheran Church in Axtell in May of 1926.
She received her primary education from the Prairie Rose District No. 11 in Phelps County until the eighth grade and then attended Axtell Public School, where she graduated from Axtell High School with the Class of 1930. Bernice then pursued higher education at Kearney State Teacher’s College for two years, where she received her teaching certificate for normal training.
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