A private family service will be held at a later date for Bernice Zwach, 98, of Marshall, formerly of Milroy.

Bernice Gertrude (Beranek) Zwach was born on June 19, 1922, on a farm near Wanda, to Peter and Margaret (Schunk) Beranek. She graduated from Lamberton High School. She was united in marriage to Paul Zwach in Wanda on July 10, 1945. The couple farmed and raised their family near Milroy. Bernice was a member of St. Michael’s Catholic Church and the CCW.  She enjoyed  tending to her large garden and giving away her vegetables to friends and family. She will be remembered for her love of sewing quilts and showing them to everyone who visited. For the last few years, Bernice has been living at Heritage Pointe in Marshall. She died peacefully on Sunday, December 6, 2020.

She is survived by her children Merion “Dean” Zwach of Coon Rapids, Karen Zwach of Richfield, Mary (and Curt) Boerboom of rural Marshall, grandchildren Ryan Boerboom and Jamie (and Matt) Wendorff, great-grandchildren Mason and Mallory Wendorff. Bernice was preceded in death by her parents, husband Paul, daughter-in-law Margaret and brothers Clem, Lester and Marvin Beranek.