Bernice Kulus

Obit-Kulus-formattedBernice Kulus, 97, a resident of Little Falls, died April 1, 2014, at her home.
Funeral services will held Tuesday, April 8, at Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church in Little Falls with Father Joe Herzing officiating. The Christian Women of Our Lady of Lourdes Church will recite the rosary at 10 a.m. Burial will be in the parish cemetery. Friends may call 1 hour prior to services at the church.
Bernice Kulus was born Aug. 25, 1916, in Pike Creek Township, daughter of the late Joseph and Frances (Hamernick) Copa. She attended grade school at Our Lady of Lourdes in the former Antlers Hotel, then graduated from St. Francis High School. She attended beauty school and worked at Coraa Salon in Little Falls. She was united in marriage to John D. Kulus, June 7, 1942, in San Diego during Sunday mass with 10,000 Marines present before John was deployed to the South Pacific serving as a medic/corpsman. She worked both in California and Michigan assembling military aircraft. After the war she lived in various military bases throughout the U.S. raising her three children. She enjoyed dancing, gardening, knitting, quilting and helping many people. She was a member of the Christian Mothers, Catholic Christian Women and the VFW Auxiliary.
Bernice is survived by her three children, Dr. John Kulus of Oregon, Conrad Kulus of West Virginia and Alice (Bill) Beard of California; and six grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, John in 1977; four sisters, Mary, Ann, Connie, Phyllis; and four brothers, Joseph, Bill, John and Stanley.

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