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Delores Ellen Millerbernd
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Obituary for Delores Ellen Millerbernd

The Zahrbock Funeral Home announces the death of 79 year old Delores Millerbernd of rural Rosen who passed away on May 15, 2018 at her farm home.
Celebration of Life Mass will be at 11:00 a.m., Saturday, May 19, 2018 in St. Joseph’s Catholic Church, Rosen, Minnesota. Father Brian Oestreich and Father Jack Nordick will officiate at the Mass. Special music will be provided by Ginger Drobny, organist and St. Joseph’s Choir. Active casket bearers will be Delores’s grandchildren; Michael Fischer, Luke Fischer, Joseph Fischer, Daniel Schwarz, Isaac Schwarz, Cassandra Billiet, Zada Simao, Mark Dillon Silva, Saydi Silva, John Wiederhoeft, Ellen Wiederhoeft and Matthew Wiederhoeft.
Burial will be in St. Joseph’s Catholic Cemetery.
Visitation will be on Friday, May 18, 2018 starting at 5:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. and with a prayer service at 7:00 p.m. at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Rosen.

Delores Kriese was born on August 29, 1938 to parents Clarence and Martha (Lorenzen) Kriese, Marietta, Minnesota. She attended and graduated from Marietta High School in 1956. After graduation, she spent one year in Mankato college and then moved to Minneapolis where she worked as a telephone operator. Delores was united in marriage on September 9, 1961, to Lawrence Millerbernd in Minneapolis. To this union six children were born. They moved to Rosen, where she cared and raised her family on their farm.
She enjoyed doing daycare for a number of years, sharing her home and talents with neighborhood children. She was very involved in her children’s lives and educational environment. Delores enjoyed flower gardening and attracting a variety of birds to feed and enjoy at their home. She enjoyed welcoming grandchildren into the family and was also involved in their care and growth. A favorite past time for Delores was to play cribbage with her husband and family members. Delores was a kind and gentle person, a wonderful listener and gave her children much advice throughout the years. She will be missed.
Death came to Delores on May 15, 2018 at her home. She had reached the age of 79 years.
Left to mourn her death are her husband Lawrence of 56 years of marriage, her 6 children; Suzanne (Mark) Silva, of Evan, MN; Cynthia (Larry) Wiederhoeft of Madelia, MN; Lawrence (Shannon) Millerbernd of Ortonville, MN; Laurel (Lyle) Fischer of Sleepy Eye, MN; Mary (Tom) Schwerz of New Ulm, MN; Daniel (Jenny) Millerbernd of Big Stone City, SD; 12 grandchildren; 5
great-grandchildren; brother Loren Kriese of Watertown, SD and twin sister Darlene Peterson of Brainerd, MN.
She was preceded in death by her parents Clarence and Martha, her siblings Shirley Dieck, Harold Kriese and Jeanette Hiepler. Blessed be her memory.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorials are preferred.

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11:00 AM
St. Joseph's Catholic Church

Main Street Rosen
Rosen, Minnesota 56212

Visitation will be on Friday, May 18, 2018 starting at 5:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. and with a prayer service at 7:00 p.m. at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Rosen.

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St. Joseph's Catholic Cemetery

Main Street Rosen
Rosen, Minnesota 56212


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