Berniece L. Morehead

October 23, 1914April 10, 2018

Berniece Lucile Morehead, 103, lifelong resident of Fort Wayne, passed away on Tuesday, April 10, 2018 at Golden Years Homestead. Born October 23, 1914 in Allen County, Ind., she was a daughter of the late Orin and Lydia (Amstutz) Lake. A graduate of Harlan High School, Berniece was a secretary with Eastern Express Trucking, from which she retired in 1969. She was a member of Holy Trinity Lutheran Church in Harlan, Ind., and enjoyed playing piano, traveling, and latch hook. She is survived by numerous nieces and nephews. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Lester Morehead; brothers, Chauncey, Orin, Glenn, and Lloyd Lake; and sister, Mildred Mullaney. Funeral Service will be 11:00 am on Monday, April 16, 2018 at Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, 18330 SR 37, Harlan, with calling one hour prior. Pastor Amy Beitelschee-Albers officiating. Burial at Harlan Memorial Cemetery, Harlan, Ind. Memorials may be made to the church. For online condolences, please visit


  • Holy Trinity Lutheran Church


  • Calling Monday, April 16, 2018
  • Funeral Service Monday, April 16, 2018

Berniece L. Morehead

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