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Bernice F. Newman
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Obituary for Bernice F. Newman

Bernice F. Newman, 93, of Bowling Green, Ohio passed away Monday February 12, 2018. She was born February 2, 1925 to the late Chester J. and Josephine L. (Nicely) VonSeggern in her family farmhouse in McClure, Ohio. She married Robert J. Newman in 1944 and he preceded her in death October 2, 1994.

Bernice retired from BGSU food service. She was a member of St. Mark’s Lutheran Church in Bowling Green. She enjoyed crocheting, cooking and reading. What she loved most was tending to her flower garden which was admired by many that walked down her alley. She was awarded the Garden of the Year Award in Bowling Green.

She is survived by her children Suzanne C. Zelman , Carolyn S. (Darrel) Weaks , Robert J. (Sally) Newman Jr., and Robin Newman (Bill Baker), nine grandchildren Michael Blochowski, Heather Bloomfield (Zelman), Zachary Zelman, Rachael Zelman, Jeremy Weaks, Keri Wulff, Gina Youngs (Newman), Katey Minch (Kaufman) and Kelly Kaufman and fifteen great-grandchildren Luke Blochowski, Josh Blochowski, Audrey Vamos, Brian Vamos, Jenna Bloomfield, Maisey Zelman, Roxy, Zelman, Tecumsee Duvall, Pike Duvall, Noah Weaks, Evan Wulff, Archer Youngs, Marlee Youngs, Price Minch and Preston Minch.

Along with her husband Robert, Bernice was preceded in death by her son Gary Robert Newman, son-in-law William Zelman, twin sister Berniece Ballard and sister Ruth Newton.

Bernice’s funeral service will be held on Tuesday February20, 2018 at 11:00 a.m. at St. Mark’s Lutheran Church, 315 South College Dr. Bowling Green, Ohio 43402. Pastor Melanie Haack will officiate. Interment will follow at Wood County Memory Garden in Bowling Green. Visitation will be held Tuesday morning at the church from 10:00 a.m. until the time of the service at 11:00 a.m.

Memorial contributions may be given in her memory to St. Mark’s Lutheran Church.

To share an online condolence or fond memory with the Newman family please visit www.dunnfuneralhome.com


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Visitation

Tuesday

20

Feb

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
St. Mark's Lutheran Church

315 South College Drive
Bowling Green, Ohio 43402

Funeral Service

Tuesday

20

Feb

11:00 AM
St. Mark's Lutheran Church

315 South College Drive
Bowling Green, Ohio 43402

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