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Bernadine "Bernie" Lengyel, 88

Bernadine "Bernie" Lengyel of Osceola died Sunday, May 17, 2009 at her home at the age of 88.

Bernie was born on Feb. 8, 1929 at Somerset to Fred and Louise (Rondeau) Parnell. On Nov. 27, 1943 she married Steve Lengyel from Stillwater. After living in Stillwater they purchased a farm in East Farmington in 1954 and she lived there until 2000. She then moved to Osceola.

Bernie was preceded in death by her first husband Steve in 1972; her second husband Ben LeMire in 1989; sisters Leona (Albert) Cook, Agnes (George) Cook, Ilene (Art) Lutz, Lucille (Jerome) Kromrey; brothers Russell (Mildred) Parnell, Wallace (Lillian) Parnell, and Dennis (Yvonne) Parnell.

She is survived by her son Larry (Twila Lindberg); daughter Ronda Lengyel; stepson Sid LeMire; and like a granddaughter Gabes Rabb.

Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Thursday, May 21, at the St. Joseph Catholic Church in Osceola with Fr. Thomas Thompson officiating. Visitation will be from 5-8 p.m. Wednesday at the Grandstrand Funeral Home in Osceola.