Bernice R. Anderson – Private Services At A Later Date

Bernice R. Anderson, 95 of Geneseo, formerly of Woodhull, IL, passed away Wednesday, December 7, 2022 at Hillcrest Home in rural Geneseo. Cremation has been accorded and private services will be held at a later date. Memorials may be left to Tri-County Ambulance. Peterson Wallin Knox Funeral Home in Woodhull is in charge of arrangements.

She was born March 26, 1927 in rural Woodhull to Oscar and Violet Nero Olson. Bernice graduated from Cambridge High School and married Wayne E. Anderson October 13, 1963 in Woodhull. He passed away August 5, 1994.

Bernice owned and operated Wayne and Bea’s Pub in Woodhull for 25 years.

She enjoyed cooking, crafts, quilting, and especially being with her family and grandchildren.

Survivors include one daughter, Rosemarie Stiles of Orion, IL; two sons, Donald (Sally) Charlson of Woodhull and Thomas (Marsha) Anderson of Hampshire, IL; 15 grandchildren; several great and great great grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Wayne; one daughter, Mary Lou; one granddaughter, Rhonda Mara; step-father, Willis Stewart; and two sisters and two brothers.