BERNHART, CatherinePosted: November 7th, 2020
1917 – 2020
Catherine Bernhart of Lethbridge, beloved wife of the late Frank Bernhart passed away peacefully after a short illness on October 18, 2020 with Kathy, Tina and Troy by her side, at the age of 103 years.
Born in Whitla, Alberta on March 21, 1917 to John and Elizabeth Zacher, Catherine started school in Regina, Saskatchewan and finished it at Newdale School when the family moved back to Alberta.
Catherine married Frank Bernhart on November 11, 1935. They farmed in the Winnifred area until they retired to Lethbridge in 1967. Catherine enjoyed camping, knitting, gardening, cooking, bowling, dancing, playing cards, in later years watching the Blue Jays games and curling. She loved spending time with her family.
Catherine had 4 children; 9 grandchildren; 20 great-grandchildren and 25 great-great- grandchildren.
Besides her loving husband Frank she was predeceased by her parents; 2 daughters Eileen (Heck) Rieger, Janette Dragland; 5 son-in-laws; 7 brothers; 3 sisters; 2 great-grandchildren and 1 great-great-grandchild.
Catherine will be missed by all who knew this amazing woman.
A Private Service will be held on Saturday, November 14, 2020 at 1:00pm. The service will be live streamed and accessed via Catherine’s obituary on the Martin Brothers website https://www.mbfunerals.com/.
Flowers are gratefully declined. Those who wish, memorial donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation 110 – 1525 Carling, Avenue, Ottawa, Ontario K1Z 8R9.
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