Berneda passed away Tuesday, July 15, 2014, surrounded by her family, at Bayfield Assisted Living, at the age of 84. She was born October 7, 1929, in Bentley, Michigan to the late Daniel & Edna (Courier) Tester. She married Earl S. Wegener, May 12, 1951, he predeceased her May 27, 1985. Bea worked for K-Mart for eighteen years before retiring. She was a member of Immanuel Lutheran Church, Altar Guild & the Ladies Aide Society. Bea enjoyed traveling to Texas for the winter months, was an avid gardener and enjoyed cooking.
Surviving are four children; Stephen (Cris) Wegener, Susan (Dennis) Prieur, Tim (Pat) Wegener, Scot (Kelly) Wegener, seven grandchildren; Michael (Andrea) Wegener, James (Kristy) Wegener, Nicholas (Kim) Prieur & Nathan (Katrina) Prieur, Kelly, John & Matt Wegener and five great-grandchildren. Also surviving are two sisters; Alberta Terrill, Vera Maxwell, two sisters-in-law; Mary Jane Tester, Mary Sue Tester, many nieces, nephews and two special friends; Al Billmeier and his daughter Kathy. She was predeceased by three brothers; Jack, Ken and Rich Tester.
The family would like to thank the staff at Bayfield Assisted Living for the wonderful care that was given to our mother.
Funeral Service will take place Friday, July 18, 2014 at 11:00 A.M. from Immanuel Lutheran Church. Pastor LeRoy Westphal will officiate with burial in Floral Gardens Cemetery. Friends may call at the Squires Funeral Home on Thursday from 3 – 8 P.M. and at the church on Friday after 10:00 A.M. Those planning an expression of sympathy are asked to consider Immanuel Lutheran Church.