Service: Private family services will be held.
Bernita M. (Landgrebe) Voelker, age 100, died Wednesday, August 25, 2021 at Good Samaritan Society Miller. Private family services will be held.
Bernita was born on August 17, 1921 in Farmersburg, IA to Gustav and Anna (Martins) Lenth. She grew up in Farmersburg, graduating from Farmersburg High School where she was on the basketball team. She then attended business school for 1 year. She married Gerhardt Landgrebe on June 6, 1944. Gerhardt died in 1983. Bernita married George Voelker on January 2, 1986.
In addition to being a preacher’s wife and raising her 4 children, Bernita loved bowling and fishing. She enjoyed watching sports, cheering for the Atlanta Braves, needlework and making chocolate chip cookies. She cherished time spent with her family, especially the family trips to Iowa. She bowled into her 90’s, was a past state champion, and traveled to Las Vegas for the Senior Nationals. She was also a longtime member of Trinity Lutheran Church in Miller, SD.
Grateful for sharing her life are her children: Susan Jorgensen, Belle Fouche, SD, David (Diane) Landgrebe, Bemidji, MN, Lori (Rod) Schneller, Canton, SD and Jody Landgrebe (Jerry Kusser), Highmore, SD; 11 grandchildren; 6 great-grandchildren; step-son, Chuck (Karen) Voelker; step-daughter, Cheryl (Bob) McKillips; along with numerous extended family and friends. She was preceded in death by her parents, husbands, Gerhardt and George; son-in-law, Brad Jorgensen; and 3 brothers, Harold, Harvey and Lloyd. www.andersonandsonsfh.com