Bernice Demuth, age 78, of Isanti died July 12, 2019 at Abbott Northwestern Hospital. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 A.M. Monday, July 15th at Strike Life Tributes in Isanti. A visitation will be held one hour prior to the service.
Bernice Margaret Demuth was born August 3, 1940 in Belgrade, Minnesota to John and Rose (Wengler) Och. Bernice grew up on a farm in Belgrade and throughout her life she has vividly talked about her wonderful childhood memories on the farm. Later on, she took a job and worked at Tjernlund Products where she was employed for over 30 years. Bernice was an independent and honest person; raising five children on her own while being proud at what she had accomplished in her life. She enjoyed playing the accordion and dancing to Polka and Waltz music. Bernice was known for making lasagna every Easter and pumpkin bars every Thanksgiving. Her role as grandma and great-grandma brought her so much joy. Many friends and family thought of her as their grandma too. She will be deeply missed by them.
Bernice died July 12, 2019 at Abbott Northwestern Hospital in Minneapolis at the age of 78 years. She was preceded in death by her parents John and Rose Och and sisters, Marcy and Rosie.
She is survived by her five children, Joe (Linda Beam) Demuth of Rosemount, Michael Demuth of Paynesville, Carlos (Jessica Perez-Cajina) Mcgrew of Scofield, WI, Karen (Steve) Benavidez of Isanti and Christine (Ricky) Riendeau of Cambridge; sister, Dorothy Wangen of New Brighton; 11 grandchildren; 8 great-grandchildren; and many other relatives and friends.