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Bernice Irene Meisenbach

June 13, 1916 July 22, 2009
Bernice Irene Meisenbach
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Obituary for Bernice Irene Meisenbach

PEORIA-Bernice Irene Meisenbach, 93, of Peoria, passed away at 5:44 a.m. on Wednesday, July 22, 2009, at Heartland Manor Care. She was born on June 13, 1916, in Oglesby, IL to Michael and Sadie Mieczgowska Olszewski. She married Kenneth J. Meisenbach on June 21, 1936, in Oglesby. He passed away on January 30, 1999, in Peoria. She was also preceded in death by one sister and five brothers. She is survived by one son, James (Mary) Meisenbach of Peoria; six grandchildren, Melissa, Eric, Jennifer, Amanda, Heidi and Megan; and nine great-grandchildren. She worked at Sacred Heart Catholic Church for 24 years, last working as a secretary and bookkeeper. Bernice was a member of St. Vincent de Paul Church and Catholic Women’s League. A special thanks to Rose and the Heartland Manor Care staff…we feel their love. A Funeral Mass will be held at 10 a.m. on Saturday, July 25, 2009, at St. Vincent de Paul Church with Rev. Dustin Schultz officiating. Visitation will be from 6-8 p.m. on Friday at Wright & Salmon Mortuary and 30 minutes before the mass at the church. Entombment will be in Resurrection Mausoleum. Memorial contributions may be made to Alzheimer’s Research or St. Vincent de Paul Education Fund. Tributes and condolences may be submitted to


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