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age 97, Kenton
formerly of Dola
Services for Bernice C. Willeke will be at 10:30 a.m. Friday at Price Funeral Home in Kenton by Pastors Charles Horn and Rodney Willeke. Burial will be in Dola Cemetery.
Friends may call 2-8 p.m. Thursday.
She died at 9:30 p.m. Monday, May 14, 2012 at Hardin Hills Health Center in Kenton.
She was born on May 12, 1915 in Hardin County to Howard and Cora (Wickwire) Cotner. On June 1, 1938 she married Kenneth Willeke and he survives in Kenton.
Also surviving are two daughters, Barbara Haynes of Kenton and Betty (Dennis) Ault of Dola; a son, Don (Nancy) Willeke of Findlay; nine grandchildren, Kris (Duane) Hastings, Mike (Kathy) Baird, Kathy Baker, Patty Danz, Rachel (Perry) Clark, Nancy (Mark) Motter, Gary (Robin) Ault, Angie (Dave) Ray, Becky (Chris) Bowman; 21 great-grandchildren, Stephanie (Eric) Trachsel, Bret Hastings, Steven (Sarah) Hastings, Nathan Baird, Amber (Corey) Hovest, Holli (Rob) Baird, Amber (Shaston) Wentz, Josh (Ashley) Wentz, Eric (Megan) Wentz, Wesley (Morgan) Baker, Ehon Baker, Liam Danz, Megan Clark, Lauren Clark, Chase (Sarah Eversole) Motter, Chelsea Motter, Mitchell Ault, Mason Ault, McCormick Ault, Paige Bowman and Kamryn Bowman, and 20 great-great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by two brothers, Bradford and Bernard Cotner.
She was a homemaker and a member of St. John’s Lutheran Church in Dola.
Bernice and Kenneth were known as the Music Makers, playing music for the residents in area nursing homes.
Online condolences may be made at pricefh.net.
Memorials may be made to Hardin County Hospice or St. John’s Lutheran Church.