A graveside service is scheduled for 2 p.m., Thursday, March 10, 2011, at South Park Cemetery for Berniece Caroline Zirschky, 84, who passed away Monday, March 7, 2011, at Mission Arch Care Center. Hollis Boardman will officiate.
Berniece was born Dec. 9, 1926, in Stephens County, Okla., to John Palton and Nancy Ellen Ferguson. She married Raymond P. Zirschky on Jan. 25, 1946. Her parents, brothers, sisters and husband preceded her in death.
She is survived by her daughter Yvonne and sonin- law Jerry and their three children, Jeremy, Chenoa and Sydney Lonowski; 10 nieces and 11 nephews. Bernice enjoyed playing the guitar and singing gospel music. She also had her own style of playing the tambourine. Arrangements have been entrusted to Ballard Funeral Home and Crematory. An online registry can be accessed at ballardfuneralhome.com.