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Bernice Bearman


Bernice W. Bearman, 82, LaGrange, died Monday, March 5, 2012 at Parkview LaGrange Hospital.

    She was born April 12, 1929, in Ft. Wayne, to Ervin and Lora (Lampe) Bauman.

    Living in New Haven, Ind., until moving to Angola, Ind., in 1982, she lived in Angola until 2008 when she moved to LaGrange. She was a homemaker and office worker and attended Mt. Zion United Methodist Church in Pleasant Lake, Ind.

    She was married June 3, 1948, in Ft. Wayne, to Carl A. Bearman. He preceded her in death in May 1982.

    Surviving are one daughter, Karen Doyle, LaGrange; two sons and daughters-in-law, Eric and Debrah Bearman, Brownsburg, Ind., and David and Sherry Bearman, Milford, Ohio; eight grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.

    She was also preceded in death by a son-in-law, Edward Doyle.

    Private graveside services will take place at Emanuel Lutheran Cemetery in New Haven, Ind.

    Memorials may be directed to donor’s choice.

    Online condolences may be sent at www.fruripmayfuneral

            Frurip-May Funeral Home in LaGrange is in charge of arrangements