Bernice Wyffels

Bernice B. Wyffels, 89, of Jacksonville, IL and formerly of Minneota, MN passed away Friday, February 14, 2020 at Heritage Health in Jacksonville, IL.

She was born July 18, 1930 in Marshall, MN the daughter of Maurice and Helene Slembrouck Laleman.

She married Elmo E. Wyffels on February 24, 1954 in Minneota, MN and he preceded her in death on January 8, 2008.

She is survived by three sons, Thomas (Diane) Wyffels of Benson, MN, Bernard (Joan) Wyffels of St. Cloud, MN and Victor (Ellen) Wyffels of Paynesville, MN; three daughters, Lois (Randy) Schultz of Minneota, MN, Pamela Robson of Jacksonville, IL and Susan Giller of San Antonio, TX; 11 grandchildren; 7 great-grandchildren; two brothers, Omer Laleman and Etien (Marian) Laleman both of Minneota, MN; two sisters, Leona Thooft of Tyler, MN and Mary Ann Buysse of Minneota, MN and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by one grandson, Jamie Wyffels; two sons-in-law, Daryl Robson and David Giller and two brothers, Joseph and Daniel Laleman.

Mrs. Wyffels was a devoted wife, mother and grandmother. She was a member of St. Edward Catholic Church in Minneota, MN.

She enjoyed spending time with her family and friends. Per her request, there will be no service.

In lieu of flowers, memorials are suggested to the American Cancer Society or a charity of the donor’s choice.

Williamson Funeral Home in Jacksonville, IL is in charge of the arrangements.

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