Lucille Ann Berning

F, (April 21, 1916 - May 10, 2003)
FatherFrank Berning (June 11, 1889 - June 21, 1973)
MotherBernadine Reiners (April 3, 1895 - February 11, 1976)
Birth*21 April 1916Lucille Ann Berning was born on 21 April 1916, at Ashton, Osceola County, Iowa. 
She was the daughter of Frank Berning and Bernadine Reiners
Marriage*21 January 1936Lucille Ann Berning married Werner Bernard Wieneke on 21 January 1936, at Adrian, Nobles County, Minnesota. 
Death*10 May 2003Lucille Ann Berning died on 10 May 2003, at Luverne, Rock County, Minnesota, at age 87. 
Burial*She was buried at St. Anthony Catholic Cemetery, Lismore, Nobles County, Minnesota

Family

Werner Bernard Wieneke (August 23, 1909 - May 22, 1977)
Children 1.Frank Henry Wieneke (February 21, 1938 - February 24, 1938)
 2.Robert Henry Wieneke (January 29, 1939 - January 14, 1971)
 3.Marvin F. Wieneke+ (July 26, 1942 - April 24, 2007)

Viola Josephine Berning

F, (March 8, 1918 - April 11, 1987)
FatherFrank Berning (June 11, 1889 - June 21, 1973)
MotherBernadine Reiners (April 3, 1895 - February 11, 1976)
Birth*8 March 1918Viola Josephine Berning was born on 8 March 1918, at Nobles County, Minnesota. 
She was the daughter of Frank Berning and Bernadine Reiners
Marriage*10 June 1941Viola Josephine Berning married Harold Leo Thom on 10 June 1941, at Adrian Village, Nobles County, Minnesota. 
Death*11 April 1987Viola Josephine Berning died on 11 April 1987, at Worthington, Nobles County, Minnesota, at age 69. 
Burial*She was buried at St. Francis Xavier Catholic Cemetery, Windom, Cottonwood County, Minnesota

Citations

  1. [S106] Birth Records Database on-line, by Ancestry.com.

Mildred Mary Berning

F, (March 8, 1918 - November 22, 2001)
FatherFrank Berning (June 11, 1889 - June 21, 1973)
MotherBernadine Reiners (April 3, 1895 - February 11, 1976)
Birth*8 March 1918Mildred Mary Berning was born on 8 March 1918, at Nobles County, Minnesota. 
She was the daughter of Frank Berning and Bernadine Reiners
Marriage*6 June 1939Mildred Mary Berning married William John Schwebach on 6 June 1939, at Adrian, Nobles County, Minnesota. 
Death*22 November 2001Mildred Mary Berning died on 22 November 2001, at Sioux Falls, Minnehaha County, South Dakota, at age 83. 

Family

William John Schwebach (April 21, 1913 - June 17, 1989)
Child 1.Clifford Clarence Schwebach1

Citations

  1. [S106] Birth Records Database on-line, by Ancestry.com.

Harold Leo Thom

M, (February 24, 1915 - June 29, 2011)
Herold L. Thom, 1915 - 2011.
Name Variation Harold Leo Thom was also known as Harold Alexander. 
Birth*24 February 1915He was born on 24 February 1915, at Ashton, Osceola County, Iowa. 
Marriage*10 June 1941He married Viola Josephine Berning, daughter of Frank Berning and Bernadine Reiners, on 10 June 1941, at Adrian Village, Nobles County, Minnesota. 
Death*29 June 2011Harold Leo Thom died on 29 June 2011, at Fulda, Murray County, Minnesota, at age 96. 
Misc*He was remembered in an obituary at Find-a-Grave.
Harold L. Thom
Harold Thom, 96, of Windom, died Wednesday, June 29, 2011, at the Maple Lawn Nursing Home, Fulda.

Visitation will be from 4 to 7 p.m. Friday at the LaCanne Family Funeral Home, Windom, with parish prayers at 7 p.m., and from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Saturday at the St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church, Windom. The service will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at the St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church, with the Rev. Russell Scepaniak officiating. Burial will be in the St. Francis Xavier Catholic Cemetery, Windom

Harold was born the son of Frederick & Caroline Bausch Thom. He was eight out of twelve children and had six sisters & five brothers. He was baptized & confirmed in the Catholic faith. He received his education from St. Joe's Catholic Schools in Ashton, IA. On June 10, 1941 Harold was united in marriage to Viola Josephine Berning in Adrian, MN. They lived in Adrian where he worked on a farm. A few years later he moved his family to Elkton, SD where he purchased a farm. On March 1, 1948, they moved to Windom, MN where they made their home for many years. In 1976, Harold & Viola sold the farm, retired, and moved into Windom. Shortly after they moved, Harold began to work as a carpenter for a few years and also at the John Deere shop in Windom before taking a job at the Prairieland Co-op Elevator for around twelve years. Viola passed away on April 11, 1987. After Viola's death, Harold began to work with his sons at Ron's Repair, which was owned by his son, Ronald. He retired from there in the fall of 2005. Harold moved into the Maple Lawn Nursing Home in Fulda in 2005.

Harold was a member of St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church in Windom. He ejoyed farming, fishing, and most of all spending time with his family, especially his grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Harold & Viola were the parents of Donna (Darrel) Bruns, Mary (Milo) Hawkinson, Edward (Ann Marie) Thom, Marlene (Andre) Volz, Richard (Peggy) Thom, Ronald Thom, Gerald (Julie) Thom, Rita (Ed) Willett, Russell (Dorean) Thom, & Donald Thom.
 
Burial*He was buried at St. Francis Xavier Catholic Cemetery, Windom, Cottonwood County, Minnesota

Citations

  1. [S106] Birth Records Database on-line, by Ancestry.com.

William John Schwebach

M, (April 21, 1913 - June 17, 1989)
Birth*21 April 1913William John Schwebach was born on 21 April 1913, at Hospers, Sioux County, Iowa. 
Marriage*6 June 1939He married Mildred Mary Berning, daughter of Frank Berning and Bernadine Reiners, on 6 June 1939, at Adrian, Nobles County, Minnesota. 
Death*17 June 1989William John Schwebach died on 17 June 1989, at Rock Rapids, Lyon County, Iowa, at age 76. 

Family

Mildred Mary Berning (March 8, 1918 - November 22, 2001)
Child 1.Clifford Clarence Schwebach1

Citations

  1. [S106] Birth Records Database on-line, by Ancestry.com.

Virgil George Berning

M, (June 23, 1920 - October 10, 2002)
FatherFrank Berning (June 11, 1889 - June 21, 1973)
MotherBernadine Reiners (April 3, 1895 - February 11, 1976)
Birth*23 June 1920Virgil George Berning was born on 23 June 1920, at Lismore, Nobles County, Minnesota. 
He was the son of Frank Berning and Bernadine Reiners
Death*10 October 2002Virgil George Berning died on 10 October 2002, at Worthington, Nobles County, Minnesota, at age 82. 
Burial*He was buried at St. Adrian Catholic Cemetery, Adrian, Nobles County, Minnesota

Margaret Mary Wolters

F

Family

Virgil George Berning (June 23, 1920 - October 10, 2002)

Raymond John Berning

M, (November 6, 1925 - July 12, 1969)
FatherFrank Berning (June 11, 1889 - June 21, 1973)
MotherBernadine Reiners (April 3, 1895 - February 11, 1976)
Birth*6 November 1925Raymond John Berning was born on 6 November 1925, at Minnesota. 
He was the son of Frank Berning and Bernadine Reiners
Death*12 July 1969Raymond John Berning died on 12 July 1969, at Nobles County, Minnesota, at age 43.1 
Burial*He was buried at St. Adrian Catholic Cemetery, Adrian, Nobles County, Minnesota

Citations

  1. [S7] Social Security Death Index, as seen on FamilySearch.org, 468-30-2364.
  2. [S106] Birth Records Database on-line, by Ancestry.com.

Alvina Anna Schwebach

F

Citations

  1. [S106] Birth Records Database on-line, by Ancestry.com.

Frank Nicholas Berning Jr.

M, (August 3, 1927 - March 5, 1999)
FatherFrank Berning (June 11, 1889 - June 21, 1973)
MotherBernadine Reiners (April 3, 1895 - February 11, 1976)
Birth*3 August 1927Frank Nicholas Berning Jr. was born on 3 August 1927, at Iowa. 
He was the son of Frank Berning and Bernadine Reiners
Marriage*1 September 1949Frank Nicholas Berning Jr. married Lois Bertha Kinklhammer on 1 September 1949. 
Death*5 March 1999Frank Nicholas Berning Jr. died on 5 March 1999, at Minnesota at age 71. 
Burial*He was buried at Calvary Cemetery, Morris, Stevens County, Minnesota

Family

Lois Bertha Kinklhammer (January 30, 1928 - July 2, 2011)
Children 1.Beverly Ann Berning
 2.Donald Frank Berning+
 3.Ronald G. Berning
 4.Jeffrey Scott Berning+