Bernice M. DeHooghe, age 96, formerly of Fairview Manor in Gladstone, passed away peacefully Friday evening, June 6, 2014, at Christian Park Village in Escanaba.
Bernice was born December 11, 1917, in Escanaba, the daughter of Steven and Matilda (DeMarsh) Carriere. She was raised in Gladstone and attended the Gladstone schools. Bernice was united in marriage to Ernie DeHooghe, longtime plumber and Gladstone business owner, at All Saints Catholic Church. Together Bernice and Ernie made their home, raised their family and spent their entire lives, in Gladstone. Ernie preceded Bernice in death in 1982. Bernice was a devout member of All Saints Catholic Church in Gladstone. She was well known in the local community for her love of children. Throughout the years, Bernice enjoyed taking care of many families, and their children, whom fondly remember her loving care. Additionally, Bernice enjoyed playing cards, especially bridge, at Fairview Manor in Gladstone. She will be deeply missed.
3 Daughters: Melanie Sullivan of Montana
Kathy Viau of Rapid River, MI