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|Bern, Dorothy S.
|Dorothy S. Bern, 86, formerly of 1033 Johnston, Galesburg, died at 12:30 a.m. Wednesday September 15, 2010 in the Care Center of Abingdon.
She was born March 27, 1924 in Galesburg, IL, the daughter of Hjalmar and Thelma Wilfong Weinberg. She married Harold L. Bern in Galesburg on June 10, 1942.
She is survived by two sons, Harold (Carol) Bern, Jr. of Castle Rock, Wash. and Michael (Patty) Bern of Oneida, Ill.; a daughter, Cynthia (Michael) Drasites of Avon; two sisters, Lois Kidder of California and Jean Johnson of Galesburg; six grandchildren and nine great grandchildren. She is preceded in death by three brothers and a grandchild.
Dorothy worked as an assembler for Maytag Corporation for 22 years, retiring in 1987. She graduated from Galesburg High School in 1942. She attended the Covenant Church.
Funeral services are scheduled for 11:00 a.m. Saturday at the Covenant Church. The Rev. Tom Ek will officiate. Visitation will be 10:00-11:00 a.m. Saturday at the church. Burial will be in Oak Lawn Memorial Gardens. Memorials may be made to the Alzheimer's Foundation or to the Covenant Church. Online condolences may be made at www.h-p-w.com.
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