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Florine Carol Owen Bernard

Birth
Sisseton, Roberts County, South Dakota, USA
Death 25 Mar 2012 (aged 73)
Fargo, Cass County, North Dakota, USA
Burial Grenville, Day County, South Dakota, USA
Memorial ID 87470187 · View Source
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Florine Carol Owen was born on May 13, 1938 in Sisseton, SD to Pierce and Laura (Welch) Owen. Florine grew up and attended grade school at Agency Township Schools and high school in Flandreau, SD. She attended Business School in Watertown, SD. After her education she married Maynard Bernard on June 13, 1958 in Webster, SD. Maynard was in the service and Florine traveled with her husband and raised the family. The family lived in Spokane, WA, Pine Ridge, SD and Fargo, ND after Maynard retired from the service and worked for the BIA. In 1973 the couple moved to Pickeral Lake and later moved to Sisseton and they cared for foster children and Florine worked for the Sisseton Wahpeton Sioux Oyate Housing Department, Early Childhood Intervention Program and the BIA until 2003 when she retired. Florine liked to sew blankets for her grandchildren, play Bingo, and bake. She was an honorary mother for her daughter's softball team, and enjoyed attending her grand children's sporting events. She was also a Minnesota Twins fan. She passed away on March 25, 2012 in Fargo, ND. Florine is survived by her husband Maynard Bernard of Sisseton, SD, six children, Pam Keoke of Sisseton, SD, Sandy Bernard of Sisseton, SD, Lennie Bernard Peters of Grenville, SD, Lori Sampson of Mahnomen, MN, Jackie Adams of Sisseton, SD, Tina Redday of Sisseton, SD, three brothers, Pete Owen of St. Cloud, MN, Garry Owen of Agency Village, SD, Milton "Nippy" Owen of Sisseton, SD, twenty six grandchildren, thirty three great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents, one daughter Audrey Bernard, one grandson Marquette Crawford, one great granddaughter Tavon Bernard, three brothers Charles Owen, Allen Owen, Dennis Owen, and three sisters, Nettie Mosseaux, Annabelle Owen, and Gail Owen.


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  • Created by: Buddy170
  • Added: 28 Mar 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 87470187
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Florine Carol Owen Bernard (13 May 1938–25 Mar 2012), Find A Grave Memorial no. 87470187, citing Bernard Family Cemetery, Grenville, Day County, South Dakota, USA ; Maintained by Buddy170 (contributor 47477800) .