Bernice Marie Altenbernd

F, #133, b. 31 October 1929, d. 24 December 2012
3rd cousin of Sheila Sue Altenbernd
Father*Otto Henry Altenbernd b. 26 August 1902, d. January 1970
Mother*Marie J. Unknown b. 10 April 1898, d. January 1987
     Bernice was born on 31 October 1929.1,2 She was the daughter of Otto Henry Altenbernd and Marie J. Unknown.
     Bernice Marie Altenbernd was listed as Otto Henry Altenbernd's daughter on the 1940 US Federal Census of Eudora Township, Douglas County, Kansas, enumerated 13 May 1940. Bernice's age at her last birth date was listed as 10. She was born in Kansas. She was married. She had attended school since March 1, 1940. Her highest grade completed was 4th.3 Her address on April 1, 1935 was Eudora Township, Kansas. She did work the week of March 25 to March 30, 1940.3
     She graduated from Kansas State University, Kansas, USA. She received a degree as a registered nurse.
     Bernice worked in Indiana, USA. She worked as a registered nurse.4
     She resided in Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri, USA. After Bernice retired from nursing, she returned to Kansas City to live with her mother.4
     Bernice and Marie and Marie Altenbernd owned and operated a green house in Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri, USA.4
     Bernice made a career for many years as a troubleshooter traveling around the country to various VA hospitals. In 1992 she worked as a nurse in her brother Elvin's office.4
     After Elvin (#132) retired in July 1994, Bernice went to work in a local hobby shop. She manages the crafts departments. She spends her time with crafts and raising flowers -- something she has done since childhood.
     Bernice never married.4
     Bernice has a cemetery plot in the Lakeview C section of Memorial Park cemetery in Lawrence, Kansas. She will be buried next to her parents and brother.4
     Bernice died on 24 December 2012 at Research Hospital, Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri, USA, at age 83.5,6 Her funeral was on 10 January 2013 at Memorial Park Cemetery, Lawrence, Douglas County, Kansas, USA.6
     Bernice Marie Altenbernd was buried on 10 January 2013 in the Memorial Park Cemetery located in Lawrence, Douglas County, Kansas, USA.6
Last Edited=6 June 2013


  1. [S110] Unknown repository address, Bernice Altenbernd (#133) Cemetery Marker; Read by Sheila Altenbernd (#172).
  2. [S109] Elvin Conrad Altenbernd unknown date.
  3. [S509] Otto Altenbernd (#79) household, 1940 U.S. Federal Census, Douglas County, Kansas, population schedule, town of Eudora Township, enumeration district (ED) 23-3, supervisor's district (SD) 8, sheet 8A, dwelling 183, National Archives micropublication . Viewed at . Hereinafter cited as 1940 Census.
  4. [S779] John Altenbernd (#102), Me.
  5. [S1153] Bernice Altenbernd (#133) Obituary, Lawrence Journal World, Lawrence, Kansas, January 1, 2013, on March 27, 2013 (Document Source Number: 00133-2013-01-01-01) . Hereinafter cited as Lawrence Journal World.
  6. [S1165] Bernice Altenbernd (#133) Obituary, Warren-McElwain Mortuary and Cremation Services, Lawrence, Kansas, January 10, 2013, on June 6, 2013 (Document Source Number: 00133-2013-01-10-01) . Hereinafter cited as Warren-McElwain.

Compiler: Sheila Altenbernd
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