Bernadine 'Bernie' Schloemer


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Posted Online: April 03, 2013, 7:01 pm
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Bernadine M. "Bernie" Schloemer, 92, a resident of Davenport, died peacefully in her home on Wednesday, April 3, 2013.
Funeral services and a Mass of Christian Burial for Bernie will be at 10 a.m. Saturday, April 6, at Holy Family Catholic Church, 1923 N. Fillmore St., Davenport. Burial will be at Mount Calvary Cemetery, Davenport. The family will greet friends Friday from 3 to 7 p.m. at Halligan-McCabe-DeVries Funeral Home, 614 Main St., downtown Davenport. There will be a prayer service offered at 6:30 p.m. Friday at the funeral home that all are encouraged to attend.
Bernadine Marie Weiman was born on March 13, 1921, in Davenport, a daughter of Herman and Marie Welling Weiman. Bernie graduated from the Immaculate Conception Academy. She was united in marriage to Joseph R. Schloemer on April 29, 1944, in Davenport. They were blessed with nearly 69 years of marriage.
Bernie was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, sister and friend. She cherished raising her family and witnessed them raising their own families.
She was a member of Holy Family Church, where she had served as a one of the first female Eucharistic ministers, and was a member of the Altar and Rosary Society and volunteered for the fall bizarre. In earlier years, Bernie assisted the Holy Family and Assumption High School Home and School Associations. Bernie cherished her moments with the ICA Club ladies, as well as embroidering, reading and praying the rosary.
Memorials can be made to Holy Family Parish, Assumption High School or Cafe on Vine.
Those left to honor her memory include her devoted and loving husband, Joe; children and their spouses, Ed and Eileen (Koestner) Schloemer, Bettendorf, Mart and Adele (Muzzio) Schloemer, Sierra Vista, Ariz., Rick Schloemer and Kathy Sivill, Rapids City, Jim and Colleen (McKee) Schloemer, LeClaire, and Sue Schloemer, Davenport; and a daughter-in-law, Lynn (Hamann) Schloemer, Bettendorf; nine beloved grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; a sister, Marie (Herb) Laake, Davenport; a brother, Bill (Barbara) Weiman, Davenport; sisters-in-law, Bonnie Weiman, Bettendorf, and Marilyn Weiman Roussell, Davenport; and numerous loving nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents; brothers, Joseph, John and Anthony; and a son, Lawrence "Larry" Schloemer. May they rest in peace.
Online remembrances and condolences may be expressed to the family by visiting Bernie's obituary at hmdfuneralhome.com.












 



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