Bernice Schaus died Friday, May 3, 2013, at A Country House Living Facility in Phelps. She was 96.
Mrs. Zimmerman was born Oct. 12, 1916, in Danville, Ill., the daughter of Peter and Anne (Prilagausk) Pushkor.
She was raised and attended schools in Racine.She married Raymond Schaus.
While living in Racine she was employed by the U.S. Government in Milwaukee.
The couple retired to their home on Stormy Lake.
Her interests included fishing and baking pies which she shared with the community.
She was preceded in death by her husband in 2005, and one sister.
Survivors include her daughter, Claudia Woodrich of Buffalo, N.Y.; step-daughter, Karen Aicher of Elmgrove; sister, Agnes Jones of Pacific Grove, Calif.; numerous grandchildren and great grandchildren; and caregiver, Barb.
Private graveside services will be held at a later date at Hildegard Cemetery in Conover.
Online condolences may be expressed at gaffney-busha.
The Gaffney-Busha Funeral Home is serving the family.
|Tuesday, May 07, 2013 4:23 PM|