Bernice Wood
Bernice Wood

Obituary of Bernice Myrtle Patricia Wood

WOOD - Bernice (Bernie) Myrtle Patricia

(nee Bohrson) 1921-2020


It is with great sadness that the family of Bernice Wood announces her passing on July 6, 2020 at the age of 98. She was born on September 17, 1921 in Hanley, Saskatchewan to Magnus and Petra Bohrson. She is survived by her son David Wood/Linda (Ont.), daughter Carol Buzinski, granddaughter Barbara (David) Yanciw, grandson Kevin (Anna) Buzinski, great-granddaughter Olivia Yanciw, several nieces, nephews, step-grandchildren and step-great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by her husband Lorne, brother Arnold Bohrson, sister Molly (Emery) Loken, and son-in law Ken Buzinski. Bernice grew up on a farm near Kenaston she enjoyed playing softball and horseback riding. She worked at the Post Office and Hoopers' store in Kenaston. In 1945 she married Lorne and they moved to Delisle where she joined the homemakers Club, the Women's Auxiliary of the Anglican Church and the Rebekah Lodge. They moved to Saskatoon in 1952. She was a past president, past secretary, past zone representative of the Ladies Auxiliary of the Royal Canadian Legion, Nutana Branch #362. In her younger years she enjoyed riding her three wheeled bike, golfing, darts, playing cards, gardening, knitting, motor trips in Saskatchewan and most of all seeing her grandchildren. She never lost her sense of humor and she will be greatly missed. A private family service will be held at a later date. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the War Amps or to the donor's choice. Condolences may be left at Arrangements entrusted to SASKATOON FUNERAL HOME (306) 244-5577.

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