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September 29, 2020

8/18/2020 8:17:00 AM
Goldthorpe, Bernice D.

Bernice D. Goldthorpe, age 96, of Mineral Point passed away peacefully on Sunday, August 16, 2020 at CrestRidge Assisted Living in Dodgeville. She was born on September 28, 1923 the daughter of Paul and Thea (Johansen) Antonson. She graduated from Mount Horeb High School in 1941.
Bernice married Charles Goldthorpe on November 6, 1943 at St. Paul's Catholic Church in Mineral Point. Together they farmed for many years. Bernice enjoyed traveling, making lefse, playing cards and bowling, which she continued to do until age 94. She was a member of the Catholic Daughters and an avid supporter of Mineral Point athletics, with a highlight of being named Grand Marshall of the 2014 Homecoming Parade.
Bernice is survived by her children: Jim (Laurie) Goldthorpe, Dawn (Terry) Wilson, Cathy Trotter, Gail (Tom) Poad, Marc Goldthorpe, Leah (Greg) Siordia and Kirsten (Dave) Schneeberger; 14 grandchildren: Jeanne (Caine) Olson, Jay (Molly) Goldthorpe, Justin Goldthorpe, Shuvon Johnson, Shannon (Damon) Smith, Shawna (fiance` Andrei Sepper) Wilson, Scott (Sulynet) Trotter, Charles (Dana) Trotter, Jordyn (Kyle Hinderman) Poad, Claire Poad, Livie Poad, Aaron Siordia, Aric Schneeberger and Cara Schneeberger; she was also blessed with 16 great-grandchildren.
She is preceded in death by her parents, her husband Charles in February of 2005, a son George; brothers: Arthur, Ralph and Alvin Antonson.
A private family Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Thursday, August 20, 2020 at St. Mary & Paul's Catholic Church in Mineral Point. Fr. Michael Tarigopula will officiate. Burial will be in St. Paul's Cemetery. A visitation will be held on Thursday from 9:00 until 10:50 a.m. at the church.
Due to Wisconsin's public health mandate, masks are to be worn during the duration of your visit inside of the church and that you practice proper social distancing guidelines.
Gorgen Funeral Home
www.gorgenfh.com





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