Bernice Prudence Biermann

Bernice Prudence Biermann
February 20, 1932 – July 25, 2019

Bernice Biermann, 87, of Bryan, Texas, passed away July 25, 2019, in Bryan. A visitation and viewing will be held from 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM on July 30, at Callaway-Jones Funeral and Cremation Center. Her Graveside Service will begin at 9:00 AM on July 31, in Rest Ever Memorial Park in Bryan. Following will be the Life Tribute Service at 10:00 AM at the Callaway-Jones Funeral and Cremation Center, Bryan-College Station.

Bernice, who often went by Bernie, was born in Cambridge, Massachusetts, to Robert and Winifred Donaldson, on February 20, 1932. The oldest of three children she graduated from Hingham High School in 1950. She moved to Philadelphia to work at Philadelphia College of Bible where she met Joe Biermann. They were married in 1955. They lived in Upland, Indiana, and Bryan, Texas. Their first son Paul was born in 1957 and second son Bruce was born in 1965.

Bernice’s last job was with the General Accounting Office at Texas A&M University where she retired in 1997. A woman of strong faith she was always active in her church and community. She joined the Business and Professional Woman’s Club of Bryan-College Station and was named the club’s Woman of the Year in 2001

She leaves her first son Paul and wife Sue, grandsons Jonathan and Tim, and great-grandchild Aubry, and second son Bruce and wife Nancy Michalewicz. She also leaves her younger brother Richmond Donaldson and younger sister Virginia Witchey. Her husband Joe preceded her in death in 2007.

Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice Brazos Valley, Bryan, Texas.

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  1. I’m so sorry for the loss of your mother. It was an honor to know her, to experience her wit, and to hear stories of her life’s adventures. My best to your family at this difficult time.

  2. A wise man once said, “If You would boast of a man you must first show me his mother.” We can all say, “Well done Bernice!” I know that we shall all, in our own way, miss her but I am sure none as much as the family she was devoted to. Our prayers for strength to you all.

  3. We had the honor of meeting and working beside Mr. Joe and Bernie at West Oaks Baptist church where they both were devoted church members. Mr. Joe taught Sunday school and Bernie was treasurer. We loved them both and know she is missed but celebrating eternity with Joe. Hallelujah!

  4. I am so sorry to just learn of Bernie’s passing. I only got to know her for a short while, later in her life. We had a very fun car trip to Houston for one of her eye appointments and she was a great sidekick. I’m thankful for the brief bit of time that I had knowing her.

  5. So sorry to hear of Bernie’s passing. We had been wondering about her for some time. Thank you for letting her Upland friends know. She was loved and will be missed.

  6. We are so sorry to hear of Mrs. Biermann’s passing. She was a great neighbor and we enjoyed knowing she and her husband while I attended college. After I graduated we would come back and visit occasionally and Mrs. Biermann was always one of our stops. Our thoughts and prayers to your family.

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