Berneice Currier


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Posted Online: Nov. 19, 2012, 8:34 pm
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Berneice D. Currier, 95, of Kewanee, died Nov. 16, 2012, at Kewanee Care Home.
Services are 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Rux, Kewanee. Visitation is 5 to 7 p.m. Friday at the funeral home. Burial is at Pleasant View Cemetery.
She was born April 11, 1917, in Kewanee, to Edward and Estella Despain. She married Fred A. Currier Aug. 1, 1935, in Rock Island. He died Dec. 26, 2000.
Survivors include daughters, Shirley Zimmerman, Joyce Horack and Diane Puskar, all of Kewanee, four grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.












 



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