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Bernadette "Bernie" A. Egr

August 7, 1949 — September 6, 2020

Bernadette A."Bernie" Egr, 71, of David City died Sunday, September 6, 2020 at Bryan West Medical Center in Lincoln.


Following the state COVID-19 guidelines, we will comply with social distancing seating and limited room capacity at the Rosary Service and Funeral Mass. When church reaches capacity seating, no entry will be allowed. Masks are suggested but not required.

Bernie requested memorials to be sent to: Butler County Health Care Center, St. Mary’s Church, Aquinas Catholic Schools or Notre Dame Sisters Retirement Fund.

Bernadette A Egr was born in Omaha on August 7, 1949 to Edward and Anne (Brazda) Lankas. She attended Assumption Catholic Elementary and graduation high school from Notre Dame Academy. Bernie received her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Creighton University.
Bernie was united in marriage with James M Egr September 4, 1971. They moved to David City where they built their life together. They had five daughters in this union.
Bernie was a member of St. Mary’s Parish and PCCW. She was active as a 4H leader, Mrs. Jay-C’s, served on St. Mary’s Parish Council, Aquinas Booster Club, taught CPR classes. Bernie had a passion for genealogy and was a supporter of the NE Volunteer Fire Fighters Association.
Bernie (Grandma Bena’s) greatest joys were her children and grandchildren. She loved spending time with her family, watching sporting events, music and drama events, having tea parties and teaching her children and grandchildren cooking and about life. Bernie spent her life caring for all she encountered as a wife, mother, grandmother, sister, friend and nurse.
She is survived by her husband James Egr, daughters Emy (Bo) Clark, Jackie (Dylan) Pueppke, Laura (Cory) Daro, Michelle Egr, Allison (Grant) Gabel, grandchildren Cassandra & Jimmy Clark, Branden & Bradly Daro, Jack & Spencer Pueppke, Adilyn, Gracie & Emma Gabel, brother Edward (Vicki) Lankas, sisters Mary (John) Johnson, Katherine (Joseph) Belek and Margie (Bob) Furmanski, many nieces, nephews and friends.
Bernie is preceded in death by her parents, Edward and Anne Lankas, parent in laws Victor and Josephine Egr, brother Jack Lankas, brother in law Douglas Egr and family friend Francis (Randy) Randall.
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Service Schedule

Past Services

Closed Casket: Signing of Register Book

Thursday, September 10, 2020

4:00 - 7:00 pm (Central time)

St. Mary's Catholic Church

580 I Street, David City, NE 68632

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Parish Rosary

Thursday, September 10, 2020

Starts at 7:00 pm (Central time)

St. Mary's Catholic Church

580 I Street, David City, NE 68632

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Funeral Mass

Friday, September 11, 2020

Starts at 10:00 am (Central time)

St. Mary's Catholic Church

580 I Street, David City, NE 68632

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Burial

St. Mary's Catholic Cemetery

3452 North Road, David City, NE 68632

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