Bernadine E. Holtke, 81, of Washington, passed away at 8:20 am Thursday, November 15, 2018 at her daughters home in Chillicothe with her family by her side.
She was born April 12, 1937 in Peoria to Dewey Robert and Ethel Margaret Lanham Parrott.
Surviving are four children, Jimmy of Florida, Jerry of Chillicothe, Penny (Bret) Stone of Chillicothe, Paul (Kim) of Creve Coeur; five grandchildren, Kelsey, Madison, Mason, Gabriel, Grace; two great-grandchildren, Aiden and Bryson; and one sister, Mary Nance of Washington. She was preceded in death by her parents; two brothers, Bill and Bob; and one sister, Sally.
Bernadine worked as a CNA at Washington Christian Village for several years before retiring.
She was a believer in Jesus Christ; she loved her family and faithfully supported missions. She was a member of Highview Church of God.
Cremation rites have been accorded. A Celebration of Life Service will be held at 4 pm Sunday, November 25th at Highview Church of God with Pastor Brent Farmer officiating. Family will receive friends one hour prior from 3 to 4 pm at the church. Deiters Funeral Home and Crematory in Washington is in charge of arrangements.
In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to her church.