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Bernice Helen (Sours) Willman

May 13, 1921 — January 21, 2016

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Bernice Helen Willman, 94, of Tiffin, died at 7:55 p.m. Thurs., Jan. 21, 2016, at St. Francis Home.

She was born May 13, 1921, in Crawford County to Alva and Muriel (Rhoad) Sours.   She married John. J. Willman, Sr., Jun. 7, 1947, at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Tiffin and he died Mar. 11, 2004.

Survivors include a son, John J. (Berneice Ann) Willman, Jr. and a daughter, Catherine (Terry) Snyder, both of Tiffin; four grandchildren; two step-grandchildren; seven great grandchildren; seven step great grandchildren; a brother, Russell Sours, of Rising Sun, Ohio.

She is preceded in death by her parents, husband, three brothers, Calvin, and twins, Orton, and Olen Sours; and two sisters, Margaret Sours and Ruth Hower.

Bernice was a 1940 Jackson-Liberty High School graduate and was homemaker.  She was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church.

Visitation will be 10-11 a.m. Monday, Jan. 25, 2016, followed by the funeral Mass at 11 a.m. all at St. Joseph Catholic Church.  Rev. Joseph Szybka will officiate. The Rosary will be recited 20 minutes prior to the Mass at the church. Burial will take place immediately following in St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to Mercy Hospital of Tiffin, Calvert Catholic Schools, St. Joseph Catholic Church or to a charity of the donor's choice in care Traunero Funeral Home and Crematory, 214 S. Monroe Street, Tiffin, Ohio 44883 (419) 447-3113.

Charitable donations may be made to:

Calvert Catholic Schools
152 Madison Street Tiffin, Ohio 44883, AB

St. Joseph Catholic Church
36 Melmore Street Tiffin, Ohio 44883, AB
Tel: 1-419-447-5848

Charity of the donor's choice

Mercy Health Tiffin Hospital
45 St. Lawrence Drive, Tiffin OH 44883
Tel: 1-419-455-7000

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