Bernadette C. “Bernie” (Savage) Sturm, 74, entered into eternal life with the Lord peacefully on Wednesday, October 3, 2018. Bernie was surrounded by her loving family and favorite Irish tunes at CHI Health Lakeside Hospital, Omaha, NE.
Funeral services will be held at 12:00 p.m. (Noon) on Tuesday, October 9, 2018 at St. Francis of Assisi on Grand (1416 Grand Avenue). Officiating at the Mass of Christian Burial will be the Rev. Dave Pleier with burial to follow at Calvary Cemetery.
The family will greet relatives and friends on Tuesday, October 9, 2018 at St. Francis of Assisi on Grand from 8:30 a.m. until 11:45 a.m.
She is survived by her husband: Henry Sturm, Manitowoc; her children: Kevin Sturm, Manitowoc, and his children: Hannah Rose and Aaron; Barb (Ray) Doble, Gretna, NE, and their children: Ryan, Ely, Chase, Sarah, Tim (Sonja) Andrews and their children: Oliver and Norah; Paul (Jennifer) Sturm, Omaha, NE, and their son: Dylan; Katie (Jamie) Dickrell, Manitowoc, and their two sons: Benson and Braden; one sister-in-law: Diane (Ron) Wisnicky, Kewaunee, and one brother-in-law: John Ruminski, Manitowoc. Nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends also survive. Bernie was preceded in death by her parents: Stephen and Marie (Stadler) Savage; two sisters: Rita Ruminski and Mary (John) Daley; one sister-in-law: Joan (Roland) Drumm; two brothers-in-law: Karl (Deanna) Sturm and Robert Sturm; two nieces: Laura Daley and Mary Drumm; and her mother-in-law and father-in-law: Bertha and Henry Sturm Sr.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made in Bernie’s name to St. Francis of Assisi Parish, Roncalli High School, or Friends of St. Patrick’s.
The Pfeffer Funeral Home, Manitowoc, is assisting the family with funeral arrangements.