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Bernice C. Whelan Feld

March 2, 1932 ~ June 28, 2019 (age 87)


  Bernice C. Whelan Feld, 87 of Quincy passed away at 4:20 p.m. Friday (June 28, 2019) in Sunset Home.

   Born March 2, 1932 in Quincy, Bernice was the daughter of Arthur and Josephine (Nuessen) Wiskirchen.  She married Daniel Austin Whelan on June 30, 1951 in Quincy.  He preceded her in death on October 28, 1995.  She then married Gilbert Feld Sr. on May 8, 1999 in Quincy.  He preceded her in death on May 30, 2012.

  Bernice was a 1950 graduate of Quincy Notre Dame High School.  She was a member of St. Boniface Catholic Church, St. Elizabeth Alter Society, St. Boniface School Board and served as a Eucharistic Minister for the sick in the church. Bernice and her husband Daniel had a foster care home in the 1990's.  She also worked for Motorola for 11 years and the Adams County Youth Home full time for 14 years and then part time for 5 years. 

  Survivors include one daughter Marlene Whelan Johnson of Pittsfield; four sons Duane Whelan (Sue) of Wabasha, MN, Stan Whelan (Jan) of Ursa, IL, Rod Whelan (Dawn) of Quincy and Brent Whelan (Gina) of Quincy; 13 grandchildren Jason Whelan, Kelly Hesketh (Stan), Jennifer Knox (Seth), Jessica Landwehr (Cory), Julie Whelan, James Whelan (Brooklyn), Lyndsey Whelan, Dawn Crabtree, Kristen Booth, Eric Crabtree, Wendy Whelan, Katie Whelan, and Sawyer Whelan.  Also surviving is a sister Gladys Nobis of Breese, IL.

  Bernice was preceded in death by her parents, her husbands, and a brother Orville Wiskirchen.

   Funeral services will be held Monday morning at 10:00 a.m. in the Zehender Robinson Stormer Cookson Funeral Home with Pastor Steve Disseler officiating.  Burial will be in Quincy Memorial Park.

   Visitation will be Sunday from 4:00 until 7:00 and Monday until the time of services at the funeral home.

   Memorials may be made to Adams County Juvenile Detention Center.

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