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 Bernice <I>Hensel</I> Treest

Bernice Hensel Treest

Birth
Rochester, Monroe County, New York, USA
Death 18 Jul 2002 (aged 93)
Geneva, Kane County, Illinois, USA
Burial Batavia, Kane County, Illinois, USA
Memorial ID 6625171 · View Source
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Bernice Treest, 93, of Batavia passed away Thursday, July 18, 2002, at Provena Geneva Care Center in Geneva. She was born December 6, 1908, in Rochester, NY the daughter of Albert and Dora (Rohr) Hensel.
    Bernice was an active member of the Immanuel Lutheran church in Batavia, where she was baptized May 20, 1937, and was then confirmed on May 23, 1937. Bernice was a member of the Alter Guild and also the Choir. Bernice was united in marriage to David H. Treest in 1935 and together opened their home to many foster children. Bernice was loved by many and will be dearly missed.
    She is survived by son Duane Treest of Batavia; three foster sons Jack Colburn of Hanover Park, IL Dean Colburn of Wisconsin and Marvin Hunter of Hanover Park; and her beloved dog Heidi.
    She is preceded in death by her husband and parents.
    Visitation will be held 4:00 P.M. until 7:00 P.M. Friday, July 19, 2002, at Yurs-Peterson-Moss Funeral Home 209 South Batavia Ave Batavia, IL.
    Services will be 11:00 A.M Saturday, July 20, 2002 at Immanuel Lutheran Church 950 Hart Road Batavia, IL. Where she will lie in state from 10:00 A.M. until the time of service. Rev. William Beckmann will officiate and burial will be at River Hills Memorial Park in Batavia.
    Contributions in her memory may be directed to Immanuel Lutheran Church 950 Hart Road, Batavia, IL 60510.
    For additional information, contact Yurs-Peterson-Moss Funeral Home, 630-879-7900.

[Published in The Beacon News (Aurora, IL), Friday, July 19, 2002]

Bernice was the niece of Albert A. Hensel. He adopted her.


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  • Maintained by: DESchuett
  • Originally Created by: James Seidelman
  • Added: 21 Jul 2002
  • Find A Grave Memorial 6625171
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Bernice Hensel Treest (6 Dec 1908–18 Jul 2002), Find A Grave Memorial no. 6625171, citing River Hills Memorial Park, Batavia, Kane County, Illinois, USA ; Maintained by DESchuett (contributor 46884478) .