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Bernard Wirges

Bernard Marion Wirges, 91, of Petersburg, passed away Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2019 at his home. He is survived by his three daughters: Connie (Paul) Beckman of Elgin, Nancy (Roger) Bergman of Orchard and Sandy (Jeff) Bode of Petersburg; nine grandchildren: Anita (Kurt) Krohn of Petersburg; Chris (Megan) Beckman of Elgin; Eric (Anney) Beckman of Elgin; Rodney (Alyssa) Bergman of Ewing; Patrick (Mia) Bergman of Orchard; Ryan (Ashley) Bergman of Ewing; Cecily (Scott) Thiele of Clearwater; Breanna (Justin) Robinette of Washington, and Ross Bode of Omaha; 20 great grandchildren with two more on the way; sister Leona Brown of Wisconsin; along with many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
Bernard was preceded in death by his parents, wife RoseMary; two sons: Brian and Randy Wirges; two grandchildren: April Bergman and Brad Beckman; siblings: John (Mabel) Wirges, Joseph Jr. (Alleida) Wirges, Marcella (Eldore) Friese, Frances (Clem) Luettel, Helen (Ralph) Hood, Alvina (William) Reuth, brother-in-law Orin Brown; brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law: Jerome and Betty Temme, Don and Wanda Temme and Peggy Temme.
A Mass of Christian Burial was held Friday, Feb. 22, 2019 at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church in Petersburg with Rev. Mark Tomasiewicz officiating.
In lieu of flowers, memorials are suggested to the family for later designation.
Huffman-Levander Funeral Home of Elgin was in charge of arrangements. Condolences may be sent to the family at www.levanderfuneralhome.com.