Bernadette (Dena) J. Tuschner, age 93, went to her Lord and God on December 17, 2008, at Bethany Riverside in LaCrosse, WI.
Bernadette was born on April 2, 1915, at Arcadia to Frank and Julia (Sobotta) Thomas. She married Romand Tuschner on June 7, 1937. She dedicated her life to raising four children, managing the household and working alongside her husband farming in the Tamarack area on the home farm. Later they moved to Arcadia, where she resided until recently.
She was baptized, completed school at, got married in, and was a lifelong member of Holy Family (St. Stanislaus) Parish in Arcadia, WI. She is also a lifelong member of their Rosary Society.
Bernadette will be remembered by her children for living a life of Christian and life values she taught us: honesty, integrity, be responsible and accountable for oneself, find and speak only the best about everybody, do the best you can everyday in everything you do, and other golden nuggets of wisdom. She enjoyed her family, playing cards, dancing, sewing, fishing, and gardening.
Bernadette is survived by four children: Barbara (Marcel) Filla of Eau Claire, WI, Jerome (Jane) of Orlando, FL, and twins Ronald (Mary) of Galesville, WI, and Roger (Sharon) of Ettrick, WI, eight grandchildren: Michael (Cathy) Filla, Neal (Lisa) Filla, Quinn Filla, James (Elizabeth) Tuschner, Jennifer (Scott) Richardson, Paul (Terri) Tuschner; Mark Tuschner and Resa (Jeff) Malloy, nine great- grandchildren: Matthew, Nicholas and Kendra Filla, Samantha Koehler, Kaitlyn, Linnsey, Taylor and Faith Tuschner, Christopher Maloy, one sister: Lorette Lade of Eureka, CA, sister-in-law Appolonia Thomas, Arcadia, WI, and many nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, Romand, two sisters, Verna Suchla and Genevieve Kamla, two brothers: Willard and Benjamin Thomas, son-in-law, Marcel Filla and grandson, Franklin Filla.
Funeral services were Tuesday, December 23, 2008, at Holy Family Catholic Church in Arcadia, WI. The Rev. Klos officiated. Interment was in St. Stanislaus Cemetery in Arcadia, WI.
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