Bernice M. Hummel

Oct. 25, 1920 — Oct. 31, 2010
BREMEN — Bernice M. Hummel, 90, of Bremen, passed away Sunday, Oct. 31, 2010 at the Bremen Health Care Center. 
She was born Oct. 25, 1920 in Bremen to Arthur C. and Ruth (Carbiener) Johnson.  April 4, 1940 she married Dale Hummel. He preceded her in death. Bernice graduated from Madison School in 1938 and was a member of Bremen United Methodist Church. She was a wonderful mother, housewife and a compassionate and generous friend to all who knew her.
Survivors include sons, Gerald “Jerry” (Betty) Hummel of Lake of the Woods, Bremen, Dennis (Debbie Stull) Hummel of North Liberty, and Alan Hummel of Bremen; grandsons: Gary Hummel of Bremen, Tim Kulczar of Bremen, and Matthew (Jennifer) Hummel of North Liberty; great-grandsons, Chad Hummel and Christopher Kulczar; great-granddaughters: Wendy (Brian) McLaughlin, Cloey Hummel, and Brittany Hummel; great-great-grandchildren, Braden and Keely McLaughlin; several stepgrandchildren, stepgreat-grandchildren and stepgreat-great-grandchildren; sisters, June Bole of Bremen, and Marie (Norman) Bollenbacher; and several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her husband Dale; infant son, Stanley; and granddaughter, Lori Kulczar. 
Funeral service will be held at 1:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 5, at the Mishler Funeral Home, Bremen and will be officiated by Pastor Kevin Miller and Pastor Tom Padburg. 
Burial will follow at the Bremen Cemetery.
Friends may call from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 4, at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be made to Center for Hospice Care or to the Bremen United Methodist Church.