Waters,  Bernice Helen

Waters, Bernice Helen

Female 1922 - 2009  (86 years)

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  • Name Waters, Bernice Helen 
    Born 25 Jun 1922  Negaunee, Marquette, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Female 
    Died 18 Apr 2009  Orem, Utah, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Buried 22 May 2009  Michigamme, Marquette, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Person ID I11  Williams | Hendra, Waters
    Last Modified 25 Jul 2011 

    Father Waters, William Gordon,   b. 2 Jul 1892, Ishpeming, Marquette, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Oct 1981, Ishpeming, Marquette, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 89 years) 
    Mother Williams, Laura Louisa Winifred,   b. 16 Sep 1896, Negaunee, Marquette, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Jun 1967, Ishpeming, Marquette, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years) 
    Married 14 Sep 1921  Negaunee, Marquette, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Family ID F4  Group Sheet

    Family Williams, Jack David,   b. 28 Jan 1922, Michigamme, Marquette, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Oct 1990, Ishpeming, Marquette, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years) 
    Married 29 Jun 1946  Negaunee, Marquette, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 6
    Children 
     1. Williams, David John
     2. Williams, Janice Rae
     3. Williams, Mary Anne
     4. Williams, Patricia Kay
    Family ID F2  Group Sheet

  • Photos
    Bernice Williams
    Bernice Williams
    Bernice Waters
    Bernice Waters
    Wedding Photo
    Wedding Photo
    June 29, 1946
    Three Generations
    1950 (At least one living or private individual is linked to this item - Details withheld.)
    Gordon and Laura Waters family
    (At least one living or private individual is linked to this item - Details withheld.)
    Jack and Bernice Williams 1989
    Jack and Bernice Williams 1989
    Bernice and grandchildren
    Bernice and grandchildren
    1990
    Wedding Party for Jack and Bernice Williams
    June 29, 1946 (At least one living or private individual is linked to this item - Details withheld.)
    Hendras and Williams'
    from the head of the table moving clockwise: Bernice, Dagmar, Myrtle and Tom Williams, Dagmar's sister Nannie, Roy Hendra standing, Dick and Jeanne Hendra, unknown, John and Gunda Williams and their daughter Dorothy.
    It is possible the unidentified person is Gunda's mother.
    (At least one living or private individual is linked to this item - Details withheld.)
    Wedding Photo inside the Mitchell Methodist Church in Negaunee, Michigan.
    Wedding Photo inside the Mitchell Methodist Church in Negaunee, Michigan.
    Bernice Williams Portrait
    Bernice Williams Portrait

    Documents
    handwritten letter turning down a teaching position
    handwritten letter turning down a teaching position
    Hotel Bill from Texas when she visited Jack in the Army in 1943
    Hotel Bill from Texas when she visited Jack in the Army in 1943
    Kappa Delta Pi membership card 1942
    Kappa Delta Pi membership card 1942
    Bernice's 11th grade report card
    Bernice's 11th grade report card
    Negaunee High School Graduation Announcement
    Negaunee High School Graduation Announcement
    Bernice Waters 1939
    Negaunee High School Graduation Program
    Negaunee High School Graduation Program
    Bernice Waters 1939
    Bernice's 12th grade report card
    Bernice's 12th grade report card
    Marriage License
    Marriage License
    wedding invitation
    wedding invitation
    Death Certificate
    Death Certificate
    Birth Certificate for Bernice Waters b. 1922
    Birth Certificate for Bernice Waters b. 1922
    NMU Graduation Program cover 1943
    NMU Graduation Program cover 1943
    NMU Graduation Program pg. 1 1943
    NMU Graduation Program pg. 1 1943

    Headstones
    Headstone
    Headstone
    Headstone
    Headstone
    Michigamme Cemetery
    Headstone
    Headstone
    Michigamme Cemetery

    Histories
    Autobiograpy written in 1943
    Autobiograpy written in 1943 pg. 2
    80th Birthday Invitation
    80th Birthday Invitation
    Autobiography written in 1943 pg. 2
    Autobiography written in 1943
    UVSC Faculty Recital Program in 1994
    (At least one living or private individual is linked to this item - Details withheld.)
    Personal History pg. 4
    Personal History pg. 4
    Personal History pg. 5
    Personal History pg. 5
    Personal History pg. 7
    Personal History pg. 7
    Personal History pg. 3
    Personal History pg. 3
    Personal History pg. 1
    Personal History pg. 1
    Personal History pg. 2
    Personal History pg. 2
    Personal History pg. 6
    Personal History pg. 6
    Personal History
    Personal History
    written in 1943
    Personal History
    Personal History
    pg. 2 written in 1943
    25th Wedding Anniversary Invitation
    25th Wedding Anniversary Invitation
    Newspaper Wedding Announcement - Jack and Bernice Williams
    Newspaper Wedding Announcement - Jack and Bernice Williams
    Teaching Contract 1944
    Teaching Contract 1944

    Census U.S. Census 1930
    Wm. Gordon Waters family (At least one living or private individual is linked to this item - Details withheld.)
    U.S. Census 1940 pg.2
    (At least one living or private individual is linked to this item - Details withheld.)

    Obituary
    Obituary for Bernice Williams d. 2009
    Obituary for Bernice Williams d. 2009
    Funeral Program cover for Bernice Williams d. 2009
    Funeral Program cover for Bernice Williams d. 2009
    Funeral program for Bernice Williams d. 2009
    Funeral program for Bernice Williams d. 2009

    Albums  Living
    (At least one living or private individual is linked to this item - Details withheld.)
     Jack and Bernice Williams 40th Wedding Anniversary (3)
     Jack and Bernice Williams Wedding (5)
     Young Bernice Waters (9)
     Living
    (At least one living or private individual is linked to this item - Details withheld.)
     Living
    (At least one living or private individual is linked to this item - Details withheld.)
     Living
    (At least one living or private individual is linked to this item - Details withheld.)

  • Sources 
    1. [S121] Birth Certificate (Reliability: 3).
      Full name of child, Bernice Helen Waters Local File #84
      Sex F mother is married date of birth June 25, 1922
      place of birth - Negaunee, Marquette, Michigan
      mailing address - 516 1/2 Iron St. 2nd Ward
      father - Williams G. Waters mother - Laura L. Williams
      color - W age, 29 color - W age, 25
      Birthplace - Michigan Birthplace - Michigan
      occupation - ticket agent occupation - none
      number of other children of this mother, now living - 1
      b. at 5:45 p.m.
      Signature - H. W. Sheldon

    2. [S161] Death Certificate, Bernice Helen Williams (Reliability: 3).
      State File #2009017226
      Date of death - April 18,2009 Time of Death - 22:25
      City of death - Orem County of death - Utah
      age - 86 Date of birth - June 25, 1922
      place of birth - Negaunee, Michigan Sex: Female
      armed services - no widow
      usual occupation - music teacher
      industry/business - public and private schools
      education - master's degree
      residence - Provo, Utah
      father's name - Williams Gordon Waters mother's name -Laura Louisa Winifred Williams
      facility - Timpanogos Regional Hospital facility type - hospital inpatient

      Informant info
      Patricia K. Drake, daughter
      537 E. 3650 N. Provo, Utah 84604

      Disposition info
      burial
      Lakeview Cemetery, Michigamme, Michigan
      May 22, 2009

      Funeral Home info
      Walker Sanderson Funeral Home
      646 E. 800 No. Orem, Ut 84097
      Funeral Director - Thomas E. Sanderson

      Medical Certification
      Troy Lunceford MD, Central Utah Clinic, 1120 E. 100 N. #1, Payson, UT 84651

      Cause of Death
      Respiratory Failure (onset: 24 hours)
      pneumonia (onset: 2 days)
      tobacoo use - did not contribute
      Medical examiner contacted - no
      autopsy performed - no
      manner of death - natural

      Date issued - May 15, 2009

    3. [S165] Funeral Program.
      Saturday, April 25, 2009
      11:00 a.m.
      Edgemont 6th Ward
      "We recognize the universal power of music to touch the hearts of men and women everywhere and in all generations - to inspire and encourage, to sustain and lift, to comfort and bring peace." President Gordon B. Hinckley

      Pallbearers (grandsons)
      Matthew Johanson, Joshua Johanson, AdamJohanson, Jacob Johanson, Peter Stevenson, Mark Stevenson, Daniel Stevenson, Jared Stevenson, David Stevenson, Thomas Drake, Jonathan Drake

      Family Prayer - Douglas Johanson (son-in-law)
      Conducting - Bishop Kirk Tyler
      Organist - Judy Hunsaker
      Chorister - Marilyn Webb
      Opening Hymn - The Lord is My Shepherd
      Invocation - Janice Johanson (daughter)
      Piano solo - "Tribute" Mark Stevenson (grandson)
      Life Sketch - David Williams (son)
      Musical Number - Family Choir "Oh, My Father"
      Speaker - Patti Drake (daughter)
      Musical Number - David, Janice, Mary , Patti "Amazing Grace"
      Speaker - Bishop Kirk Tyler
      Closing Hymn - Love at Home
      Benediction - Mary Stevenson (daughter)
      Interment: Lakeview Cemetery, Michigamme, Michigan

      Back cover:
      Jack and Bernice
      David Janice Mary Patti
      Serena Cynthia Peter Marinda
      Simone Shanna Natalie Susan
      Andrew Bethany Thomas
      Katie Mark Brody
      Jeremy Emily Rebekah
      April Daniel Jonathan
      Kimber Cambria Brittany
      Kyle Koda
      Carrie Canyon
      Matthew Jared
      Allison Laura
      Michelle Matthew
      Isabelle Amy
      Joshua David
      Adam
      Megan
      Jack
      Jacob

    4. [S160] Marriage Certificate (Reliability: 3).
      Marriage License
      Marquette County, Michigan
      Mr. W.Gordon Waters and Miss Laura Louisa W. Williams
      W. Gordon Waters age 29 white residence, Ishpeming, Michigan and birthplace, Ishpeming, Michigan
      occupation, clerk father's name, William Waters and mother's name, Minnie Pearce
      not previously married
      Laura Louisa W. Williams age 24 white residence, Negaunee, Michigan and birthplace, Negaunee, Michigan
      Occupation, telephone operator father's name, George H. Williams and mother's name, Mary Ann Stoneman
      not previously married
      9th day of September 1921

      Certificate of Marriage
      Married at Negaunee, Marquette, Michigan
      14th of Sept., 1921
      in the presence of Hilda M. Beard of Negaunee
      and Thomas Beard of Negaunee
      R.L. Hewson, Minister

    5. [S160] Marriage Certificate.
      Marriage License Marquette County, Michigan
      Jack D. Williams, age 24, white,
      306 W. Ridge St. Ishpeming, Michigan
      Birthplace - Michigamme, Michigan
      Occupation - Student
      Father's full name - Tom M. Williams
      Mother's Maiden Name - Myrtle Johnston
      no previous marriage

      Miss Bernice H. Waters, age 23, white,
      218 Heath St. Negaunee, Michigan
      Birthplace - Negaunee, Michigan
      Occupation - school teacher
      Father's full name - W. Gordon Waters
      Mother's maiden name - Laura L. Williams
      no previous marriage

      27th of June 1946

      Certificate of Marriage between
      Mr. Jack D. Williams and Miss Bernice H. Waters.
      I Hereby certify, that, in accordance with the above license, the persons herein mentioned were joined in marriage by me, at Negaunee, county of Marquette, Michigan, on the 29 day of June A.D. 1946 in the presence of Robert E. Waters of Negaunee, Michigan and Mrs. Esther Boleau of Wakefield, Michigan as witnesses.
      Signature of Frank Watters, minister
      Lake Orion, Michigan

    6. [S168] Wedding Invitation.
      Mr. and Mrs. W. Gordon Waters
      request the honor of your presence at the
      marriage of their daughter
      Bernice Helen
      to
      Mr. Jack David Williams
      on Saturday, the twenty-ninth day of June
      nineteen hundred and forty-six
      at two-thirty in the afternoon
      Mitchell Methodist Church
      Negaunee, Michigan

      Reception three-thirty to five-thirty
      at the Church Parlors