Bernadine Ihly

Bernadine Ihly, 84, of Dickinson, N.D., formerly of Bowman, N.D., passed away Feb. 13, 2014 at St. Benedicts Health Center in Dickinson.

 

 

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Posted February 21, 2014

Bernadine Ihly, 84, of Dickinson, N.D., formerly of Bowman, N.D., passed away Feb. 13, 2014 at St. Benedicts Health Center in Dickinson.

Mass of Christian burial for Bernadine was held Feb. 19 at St. Charles Catholic Church in Bowman with Fr. David Morman celebrant. Burial was in the St. Charles Catholic Cemetery.

Bernadine was born Jan. 6, 1930, in Mott, N.D., to Martin and Anna Marie (Flohr) Roth. She moved with her parents as a young girl to Baker, Mont. She attended grade school and high school in the Baker schools. In 1947, she married Milan Steiber. She had three children in this marriage: Diana, Janet, and Vince. Living in Baker, she worked for many years at the Red Owl grocery store. In 1963, she moved to Bowman and married Glen Ihly. They had two children: Glenora and James. They managed the Bowman Haley Dam Marina for seven years. They also managed the Ranch Bowl for several years. She worked at St. Charles Catholic church as a caretaker of the church for ten years and served as a sacristan for 20 years. She was a member of St. Charles Church, belonged to St. James Francis Circle, and charter member of Catholic Daughters. During her time as a Catholic Daughter, she held an office for ten years. In 2005, she was chosen as the Outstanding Catholic Daughter at the Grand Forks Convention. The church and her family were very important to Bernadine.

She is survived by her children, Diana (Tom) Langlee, Janet (Roy) Fischer, Vince (special friend Louise) Steiber, Glenora (Tim) Ridl, and James (Kathy) Ihly; six grandchildren, Adam (Donna) Fischer, Eric (Sherrie) Fischer, John (Ashley) Fischer, Brittany (James) Mills, Kaitlin (Tony) Maus, Christina Ridl, and Anthony Dunlap; seven great-grandchildren; two sisters-in-law, Eileen Keller and Ruth Brooking; special Godchild Andrea Keller Witzel; as well as many other wonderful friends.

She was preceded in death by her husband Glen, her parents, five brothers, and one sister.

Krebsbach and Kulseth Funeral Services of Bowman was in charge of arrangements.

      



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