Bernice Irene McAmis
January 8, 1921 – April 24, 2012
Bernice Irene McAmis (91) “A Beloved Mother Who Gave All For Her Children:” Was born January 8, 1921 in Campbell, Minnesota to Bert R. and Agnes Emma Huse and passed away on April 14, 2012 in Odessa, Washington. She graduated from Campbell High School and October 31, 1938 married the love of her life Loius LaVerne McAmis in Nashua, Minnesota. Since moving to North Central Washington from the Arlington, Washington area, Bernice attended Zion Lutheran Church in Davenport, Washington. She enjoyed doing search and circle word puzzles, quilting and doing beautiful embroidery, but Bernice’s great love spending time with her family who always knew there would be delicious smells coming from her kitchen. Predeceased on July 19, 1993 by her beloved partner of 54 years: Louis; Bernice’s legacy lives on through her two sons: Mark (Lyuda) McAmis of Creston, WA and Gary W. (Elena) McAmis of Squim, WA; Three Grandchildren and One Great-Grandchild. Bernice’s family would like to extend special thanks to the staff of the Odessa Memorial Nursing Home for their loving care of her and requests that any memorial gifts be made in Bernice’s memory to the Odessa Memorial Healthcare Foundation, PO Box 368, Odessa, WA 99159. Graveside services for Bernice will be held at 12:00 Noon on Monday, April 30, 2012 at Arlington Municipal Cemetery in Arlington, Washington. Friends and Family may sign an online register book located at www.stratefuneralhome.com. Strate Funeral Home of Grand Coulee, Washington is honored to be assisting Bernice’s family.
- Graveside Service Monday, April 30, 2012