Bernadine Prondzinski, age 86 of Stevens Point, passed away peacefully at her home on Tuesday March 31, 2015.
A Mass of Christian Burial for Bernadine will be held on Friday April 10, 2015 at St. Joseph Catholic Church. Rev. Jerzy Rebacz will officiate. Burial will be at the Guardian Angel Cemetery. Friends and relatives will gather to share memories from 10:00 AM on Friday before the service at the church. Shuda Funeral Services is assisting the family.
Bernadine was born at home on February 6, 1929 in Stevens Point, the daughter of Basil and Rosalie (Bartkowiak) Zynda. She graduated from St. Joseph Academy in 1947. Bernadine married Ervin Prondzinski on July 5, 1947 at St. Peters Catholic Church. The couple settled in Stevens Point and raised their family.
She worked at Normington’s for a period of time as well as cleaning homes in the area for a couple of agencies. In her retirement Bernadine opened her home to those with disabilities from Community Industries for 15 years.
She enjoyed camping, card games, jigsaw puzzles, bowling, word searches, and puzzle books. Most of all she loved her family and her past dog Rosie.
Bernadine is survived by her 3 daughters: Donna M. (Patrick) Merrick, Wausau; Dawn S. Barwick, Stevens Point; Diane R. (Gene) Richter, Stevens Point. 9 grandchildren and 15 great grandchildren. Her brother Dave (Geri) Zynda, Wausau and her special friend Gretchen Anderson, Stevens Point. Along with many nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband Ervin in 1990, her twin sister Gerry, and her 2 brothers: Connie and Basil Jr.
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