Jan. 29, 1917 - Jan. 18, 2008
MINDEN -- Bernice Elizabeth Malick, 90, died Friday (Jan. 18, 2008) at Bethany Home in Minden.
She was born to George and Elizabeth (Webber) Haubold on Jan. 29, 1917, on the family farm north west of Bloomington. She attended the Bethel Rural School District No.16 near Bloomington in Franklin County and high school at Bloomington where she graduated with the class of 1934. Following high school she attended Kearney State Teachers College in Kearney. She taught Vining Creek Rural School District No. 5 for two years, the Bethel Rural School District No.16 for two years, the Sunny Hill Rural School District No. 29 for two years; and the Pleasant aView Rural School District No. 36 for three years all in Franklin County.
On Sept. 8, 1940, she married Jesse Waldean Malick at the Methodist Parsonage in Franklin. Following their marriage they resided on a farm northwest of Bloomington until 1950, when they moved to Trenton. They moved to McCook in 1951. She helped her husband build farm terraces operating heavy equipment along with him. In 1966, they moved back to the farm in Bloomington and in June of 1998, they moved to Naponee. On Dec. 13, 2007, she entered the Bethany Home in Minden.
She was a member of the Methodist Church at Bloomington and the Methodist Church in Republican City.
She was preceded in death by her parents; five brothers, Bill, Frank, Everett, LeRoy and Floyd Haubold; one sister, Myrtle Greening and husband, Charles; and one brother-in-law, Jack Hill.
Survivors include her husband, Jesse of Naponee; one brother, Kenneth and wife, Virginia of Grand Island; one sister, Florence Hill of Franklin; two sisters-in-law, Elna Haubold of Marquette, Kan., and Agnes Haubold of Woodbine, Iowa; a great niece, Tanya Crouse of Minden: other relatives; and many friends.
Funeral services were today at United Methodist Church in Republican City, with the Rev. Melanie Adams. Interment was in Maple Grove Cemetery in Bloomington.
Memorials may be given to the Franklin High School for a scholarship fund.
Banta-Torrey Funeral Home of Alma is in charge of arrangements.