Bernice Aeschlimann, age 101, of Brodhead, passed away Nov. 24, 2022.

She was born in Decatur Township on Jan. 5, 1921, the daughter of Frank and Bessie Hawkins Wendlandt.

She married Werner Aeschlimann on May 28, 1948. He passed away Dec. 25, 2002.

She spent her childhood in Sylvester Township in Green County. She went to a one- room school for 8 years and graduated from Brodhead High School in 1938.

She and her husband farmed for 20 years in Spring Grove Township. They moved to Brodhead in 1970.

She is survived by her son, Robert (Jan), Naperville, Ill.; three grandchildren, Chad Binger (Nancy), Huntley, Ill.; Dan Binger (Jeanine), South Beloit, Ill., and Megan Flowers (Sam), Vandalia, Ill.; and eight great grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, daughter Susan, granddaughter Sara, and a brother George.

Funeral Services will be held at the DL Newcomer Funeral Home, 1105 E. 9th Ave., in Brodhead on Saturday, Dec. 3 at 11 a.m.

A visitation will also be held at the funeral home from 10 a.m. until the time of services.

Burial will conclude at the Greenwood Cemetery.