Berniece L. (Peterson) Illum, age 89, of Pasadena, Ca. and formerly of Storm Lake, passed away June 1, peacefully at home.
Berniece spent all of her life in Storm Lake, until the mid 90's when she moved to Pasadena, CA to live with her daughter. She was joined in marriage to Cardia Illum, Nov. 24, 1940. They had four children: Leroy (Millie) Illum, Winterhaven, FLA; Paul (Carlene) Illum, Marshalltown; Linda (Russell) Schmidt, Pasadena, CA; Jim (Janet) Illum Schaller.
There are seven grandchildren: Randy (Patty) Marlton, NJ, Allan (Michelle) Marshalltown, Mike (Kristi) Moorestown, NJ. David and Jennifer Schmidt, Pasadena, CA, Heida and Carl, Oregon.
Berniece was an active member of the Church of Christ in Storm Lake for many years.
Her love was her family, her church, singing, sewing and helping with the garden.
She has joined the Lord to be with her husband, Cardia, brother Bob Peterson, and sister Dorothy Johnson.
A memorial service will be held at a later date.