Bernice Taets Beiermann

Bernice Taets Beiermann

Moline - Bernice Taets Beiermann, 98, Moline, was taken from her earthly family on Monday, April 5, 2021 to join her heavenly family. She was the last of 20 children to pass.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be Friday, April 9, 2021 at Sacred Heart Church, Moline where her live-streamed service can be viewed on Rafferty Funeral Home's Facebook at 10:00 am. Masks will be required at the church. Visitation will be 4-7pm, Thursday at Rafferty Funeral Home, 2111-1st St A, Moline. Burial will be at St. Mary's Cemetery, East Moline. In lieu of flowers a memorial fund has been established.

Bernice was born May 8, 1922 in Mineral, IL the daughter of Louis and Marie (DeWisplaere) DePauw. She married Gustaff Taets on September 21, 1940 at St. Patricks Catholic Church, Sheffield, IL. He preceded her in death in 1968. She later married Mark Beiermann on March 16, 1974 at St. Patricks Catholic Church, Colona. He preceded her in death in 2008.

Bernice was a member of Sacred Heart Church, Moline. Her greatest joy was spending time with her family. She was very active playing golf and rolle bolle. She enjoyed dancing, baking, crocheting and working puzzles.

Survivors include her children, Dewayne Taets, Coal Valley, Marilyn (Ted) McAvoy, Geneseo, Gus Jr. (Linda) Taets, Coal Valley, Darrell (Sandy) Taets, Coal Valley, Mary Lou (Dale) Andrae, Coal Valley, Tom (Lisa) Taets, Coal Valley and Bonnie (Joel) Newman, Lynn Center ; step-daughter, Linda (Jose) Gonzales, WI 26 grandchildren; 3 step-grandchildren; 66 great grandchildren; 12 step great grandchildren; and 9 great great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by 2 grandchildren, 2 great grandchildren, 1 step-grandchild and a daughter-in-law.

The family would like to thank Amber Ridge staff and Heartland Hospice for the wonderful care given to our mother.

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Posted online on April 16, 2021