Bernida M. Bredhold, 83, Ferdinand


Bernida M. Bredhold, 83, of Ferdinand, died Wednesday (November 15) at Scenic Hills Care Center in Ferdinand. She was born in Spencer County May 17, 1934, to Edward and Caroline (Hoppenjans) Schipp. She married Ferrel Bredhold May 12, 1960, at St. Ferdinand Church..

Bernida was a member of Christ the King Parish, St. Ferdinand Church, and its St. Anne’s Sodality. She was a homemaker and enjoyed quilting and needlework.

She is survived by her husband, Ferrel Bredhold; two sons, Scott Bredhold and wife Marilyn and Glenn Bredhold and wife Jane, all of Jasper; and five grandchildren.

In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by three brothers, Norman and Norbert Schipp and Othmar, who died in infancy; and two sisters, Martina Gaesser and Edwina Gogel.

Friends may call from 2-8 p.m. Friday and from 7-9:30 a.m. Saturday at Becher Funeral Home in Ferdinand. Online condolences may be shared at Funeral services at 10 a.m. Saturday at St. Ferdinand Church with burial following in the church cemetery.


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