Della E. Bernecki, 94, died Sunday, Dec. 3, 2017 at the Columbus Care and Rehabilitation Center.
She is survived by grandsons Mike Harouff and Matt (Carol) Harouff, both of Columbus; granddaughter Denise Mills of Lincoln; great grandchildren: Heidi (Dave) Erwin, Brittany (Bryson Thurman) White, Kayla (Ian) Tuttle, Lynzee Harouff, Ashley Harouff, Jessica Tschantre, Manny Izguirre and Elek Izguirre; great great grandchildren: Ty White, Keira White, Evie Thurman and Alexa Erwin; siblings: Judy Kinzer Harouff, Virgina Kinzer Micek, Lou Kinzer Hopkins, Don Kinzer, Sharon Kinzer Heller, Ardith Kinzer Redler, Beverly Kinzer Dischner, and Beloit “Bunk” Kinzer; other close friends and family.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Leo and May Kinzer, siblings: Ralph Kinzer, Barbara Kinzer Schroeder, Geneva Kinzer Johnson, Hart Kinzer, Chuck Kinzer, Myrna Kinzer Kissell and Mary Ellen Kinzer Johnson; daughter Twila Mills; husbands: Harold Thoms and Tony Bernecki, and special friend Elmer Robak.
Funeral services were held Saturday, Dec. 9, 2017 at the First United Methodist Church in Columbus. Burial followed in the Roselawn Cemetery.
McKown Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. Memorials may be directed to the First United Methodist Church. Condolences may be left at www.mckownfuneralhome.com.