Bernice I. Brasmer

Staff Writer
Aledo Times Record

Bernice I. Brasmer, 77, of Sherrard, died Saturday Nov. 6, 2010 at Cottage Hospital in Galesburg. Graveside services were 1:30 p.m. Tuesday at the German Cemetery, rural Sherrard. There was no visitation. Memorials may be left to the Cable Community Church. Fippinger Funeral Home in Aledo was in charge of arrangements and online condolences can be made at

Bernice was born Feb. 3, 1933 in Sherrard to Dallas and Leona Hurstrom McMeekan. She attended the Coal Dale school and married Delbert D. Brasmer Oct. 5, 1951. He died in 1991.

Bernice was a homemaker and had a love for horses and collecting knick-knacks.

Survivors include a daughter, Teresa Nimrick of Springfield, a son, Les (Jeanne) Brasmer of Sherrard, six grandchildren, Jennifer, Elizabeth, Glen, Michael, Cory and Amanda, several great-grandchildren, two sisters, Berniece Johnson of Knoxville and Lois (Don) Hemm of Moline, three brothers, Franklin (Janet) McMeekan of East Moline, Larry (Judy) McMeekan of Sherrard and DeWayne (Sandi) McMeekan of Viola, also several nieces and nephews.