Lucille Marie Bernards
Lucille Marie Bernards, age 89, passed away Wednesday, September 29 in Beaverton, Oregon.
Lucille was born on October 22, 1931, in Roy, Oregon to parents Francis and Hermina (Vandecoevering) Vanderzanden. She is survived by sister, Dorothy Bernards, brothers, Ron Vanderzanden and Frank VanderzandenÂ and is pre-deceased by her sister, Bernice Rowley, brother, Don Vanderzanden and husband, Hubert James Bernards.
Lucille was raised in Roy and attended St. Francis grade school. She met her future husband, Hubert James Bernards at wedding dance, marrying on September 14, 1949, at St. Francis Church. Together, they raised a large family with children, Barbara Barks (James), James Bernards, Patti McLeod (Michael), Janet Manglitz (Michael), Cathe Gignon (Roland), Kenneth Bernards (Teresa) and numerous grandchildren and great grandchildren.
Lucille was a devout Catholic, and made many friends through her church, relishing her newly acquired friendships upon relocating from the home they built in McMinnville, OR to Newberg next to St Peter's Church. She loved to travel, having canvassed the United States from coast to coast in their motorhome with husband Hubert as well as trips to France, Italy and Portugal. Lucille enjoyed the outdoors and the Northwest bounty, enjoying salmon fishing, berry picking, gardening, and cooking - all at which she excelled. Her love for her family was unsurmountable, she cherished every moment spent with them.
Services have been held.
Family requests donations in her memory to her chosen charities, Catholic Daughters Court Christ the King #1489 c/o St Peters Catholic Church Newberg, OR or Father Taft Homes, 3737 Portland Rd NE, Salem OR 97301 in lieu of flowers. To leave online condolences, please visit .>www.macyandson.com.