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Bernadine Caroline Nellie (Toelke) Meyer

August 16, 1932 ~ November 23, 2017 (age 85)
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Bernadine Caroline Nellie Meyer, 85, of New Haven, MO, passed away Thursday, November 23, 2017 at New Haven Care Center.

Bernadine was born in Gerald, Missouri on August 16, 1932, a daughter of the late Emil & Alma C. (Vogt) Toelke.

She was the widow of Chester W. Meyer.  They were united in marriage on October 14, 1950, at Ebenezer Stone Church, Gerald.  Chester preceded her in death on February 1, 2013.

Bernadine was a member of Ebenezer Stone Church, where she was the organist for many years.  She was a farm wife, she worked along side her husband on their family farm.   She loved cooking and baking and enjoyed gardening, spending time with her family and attending her grandchildren's activities.

Bernadine is survived by four daughters, Connie Gerdes & husband Ray, of New Haven; Diane Gerdes, of New Haven; Carol Meyer & husband Jim, of Rosebud; and Peggy Borcherding & husband Bob, of Gerald, by her grandchildren, Eric Gerdes, Heidi Groner, Julie Westermeyer, Doug Gerdes, Craig Borcherding, Adam Gerdes, Collin Meyer, Luke Borcherding, and Cody Meyer and by 17 great grandchildren.  She is preceded in death by her parents, her husband, and by a sister Imogene Ella who died in infancy.

Visitation will be held  Saturday, November 25th from 3:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at Toedtmann & Grosse Funeral Home, New Haven.
Funeral services will be held Sunday at 2:00 p.m. at Ebenezer Stone Church, Gerald, with Rev. James Hogue officiating.  Burial will be at Ebenezer Stone Church Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers memorials may be given to Ebenezer Stone Church, New Haven Care Center Activities Fund or Immanuel Lutheran Church Youth, Rosebud.  C/O Toedtmann & Grosse Funeral Home.





 Service Information

November 25, 2017

3:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Toedtmann-Grosse Funeral Home
1053 Hwy C
New Haven, MO 63068

Funeral Service
November 26, 2017

2:00 PM
Ebenezer Stone Church
6162 Stone Church Rd.
Gerald, MO 63037

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