Bernice MohrBernice Ann Mickelson Nelson Mohr, 74, Jamestown, ND, died Tuesday, November 29, 2011 at Ave Maria Village, Jamestown. Bernice Ann Mickelson was born August 28, 1937 in Valley City, ND, the daughter of Ben and Louise (Syverson) Mickelson.
Bernice Ann Mickelson Nelson Mohr, 74, Jamestown, ND, died Tuesday, November 29, 2011 at Ave Maria Village, Jamestown.
Bernice Ann Mickelson was born August 28, 1937 in Valley City, ND, the daughter of Ben and Louise (Syverson) Mickelson. She received her education in Valley City, Jamestown and Courtenay schools. Bernice married Clifford Nelson on October 5, 1955. They later divorced. On January 16, 1976 Bernice married Henry Mohr in Aberdeen, SD. They lived in Courtenay and Wimbledon, before moving to Jamestown in 2006. She owned and operated the Wimbledon Café for a short time, later working as a cook at the Eagles Club.
Bernice enjoyed crocheting, sewing and music. She played in a band from 1973 to 1976. She was a member of the Eagles Club and the United Presbyterian Church.
Bernice is survived by her two children, Debra (Ted) Kapp and Tom (Kathy Johnson) Nelson, both of Jamestown; nine grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; two brothers, Harold Mickelson, Jamestown and Roger (Lori) Mickelson, St. Paul, MN; and four sisters, Joann (Charles) Meikle, Spiritwood, ND, Harriet Rode, St. Paul, MN, Judy Riley, Walker, MN and Betty Dilts, Carrington, ND.
She was preceded in death by her husband; parents; and one brother, Lawrence.
Funeral Service: 1:30 PM, Friday, December 2, 2011 at the United Presbyterian Church, Jamestown, with Pastor Bryce Tahran officiating.
Visitation: 4:00 to 7:00 PM, Thursday, December 1, 2011 at the Eddy Funeral Home, Jamestown, ND.
Burial: Courtenay Cemetery, Courtenay, ND.
On line guestbook: www.eddyfuneralhome.
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