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Bernice Ruth (Fields) Anderson

October 25, 1938 ~ February 15, 2020 (age 81)


Bernice R. Anderson, age 81 of Clintonville, went home to be with her Valentine, early Saturday morning, February 15, 2020 at Post Atrium Acute Care at Maple Lane.

Bernice Ruth Anderson was born October 25, 1938 in the Township of Maine, daughter to the late George L. & Alice (Strong) Fields. She attended Sunset Elementary School in the Town of Maine, then Meadow Grove in Deer Creek, later attending Clintonville High School. Bernice was united in marriage to Victor “Vic” Anderson on January 19, 1957 at Christus Lutheran Church, Clintonville. She worked at Hansen Glove Factory for 12 years until the business closed, later working at Simmons Juvenile Products until her retirement in the late 1990s. Bernice was a faithful, active member of Christus Lutheran Church. Bernice and Vic enjoyed their time at the cottage on Lac Vieux Desert and loved to fish up there. Bernice was a huge Packers fan and also loved to play Sheepshead and always got her walking done around Clintonville. She will be remembered as a hard-worker who loved her family dearly. 

Bernice is survived by:
Daughter: Carol (Larry Stilen) Koplien, Clintonville
Sons: Roger (Lois) Anderson, Clintonville & David (Rose) Anderson, Clintonville
Grandchildren: Cory Desmond, Clintonville, Cathy (Robert) Besch, New London, Michael Anderson, Clintonville, Travis (Kristin) Anderson, Clintonville, Scott (Robyn) Bailey, Waupaca, Joe (Bridget) Bailey, Manawa, and Lori (Todd) Mattes, Clintonville
Great grandchildren: Tyler Schulz, Cameron Sparks, Jayden & Landon Anderson, Henry Desmond, Connor, Dawson & Avery Bailey, Marlee & Zhenya Mattes
Brothers: Robert (Rachael) Fields, Clintonville & Joseph (Janet) Fields, Bear Creek
Numerous other relatives and friends

Bernice was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Victor; a son-in-law, Robert Koplien; a sister, Ruth in infancy; brothers, Leonard, Irvin, & Gerald Fields 

Funeral services will be held 11 AM, Wednesday, February 19, 2020 at Christus Lutheran Church, Clintonville, with Intern Shelly Klemp officiating. Interment will take place at Graceland Cemetery, Clintonville.

Visitation will begin on Wednesday at the church from 9 AM until the time of the service. 

The Anderson family wishes to thank the staff at Atrium Post Acute Care at Maple Lane, and Heartland Hospice. The loving care shown to Bernice was unparalleled. 

The Eberhardt-Stevenson Funeral Home & Crematory, Clintonville is assisting the Anderson family.

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February 19, 2020

9:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Christus Lutheran Church
120 N. Main St.
Clintonville, WI 54929

Funeral Service
February 19, 2020

11:00 AM
Christus Lutheran Church
120 N. Main St.
Clintonville, WI 54929

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