Bernice Trochim

Bernice Trochim

Bernice M. Trochim, 92, of Richland Center died Thursday, December 25, 2014 at Schmitt Woodland Hills. She was born September 7, 1922 in Palatine, Illinois the daughter of Fred and Martha (Goeddeke) Linnemann. On August 8, 1942 Bernice married Daniel Trochim in Palatine, Illinois. In 1973 the couple retired to Necedah before moving to Richland Center in 1993. Bernice was a homemaker who loved to garden, cook and read cookbooks.

Bernice is survived by three children: Virginia (Dennis) Turskey of Cary, Illinois, Nancy (Michael) McNair of Richland Center, David (Diane) Trochim of Richland Center; 8 Grandchildren: Brian, Brett, and Brad Turskey, Dundee McNair, Brooke Kemp, Shilo Hinrichs, Shad, and Shane Trochim; 11 Great grandchildren; Sister-in-law, Dorothy Linnemann of Huntley, IL; Many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

Bernice was preceded in death by her parents, husband Daniel, granddaughter Jill Turskey, and brothers Fred and Harold Linnemann.

Funeral services will be held Saturday, December 27, 2014 at 3:00 PM at the Pratt Memorial Chapel with Reverend Craig Peach officiating. Friends may call at the Pratt Memorial Chapel on Saturday, December 27, 2014 from 1:00 PM until the time of the service at 3:00 PM. The Pratt Funeral and Cremation Service is assisting the family with their arrangements. Online condolences can be made at