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McPhersonSentinel - McPherson, KS
  • Obituary: Bernice Ann Wilson

  • Bernice Ann Wilson, age 80, died Sunday, May 26 at Southwest Medical Center in Liberal.
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  • Bernice Ann Wilson, age 80, died Sunday, May 26 at Southwest Medical Center in Liberal.
    She was born on Aug. 22, 1932, to George and Irma (Auernheimer) Vogts in Canton.
    Bernice was a graduate of Canton High School and moved to Liberal in 1969. In 1979, she was employed at Gibson’s in Liberal from which she retired when the store closed. She was an avid baker of cookies, enjoyed by her family and many Gibson’s employees.
    She is survived by three daughters: Virginia Rowson and husband Bill of Salina; Debra Burdick of Aberdeen, S.D.; and Karen Ralston and husband John of Liberal; one brother, William Vogts of Canton, 12 grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.
    She was preceded in death by her parents, three brothers and two sisters.
    Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Thursday, May 30, at the First United Methodist Church in Liberal, with Reverend Dave Randall officiating. Burial will be at 11 a.m. Friday, May 31 at the Canton Township Cemetery in Canton.
    The family suggests memorials to Southwest Miracles or Relay for Life in care of the mortuary.
    Friends may send their condolences to the family through Bernice’s tribute website at www.millermortuary.net.

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