Bernice W. Orndoff, 94, formerly of Rock Island, passed away Saturday, August 14, 2021 at her residence in East Moline. Per her wishes, cremation rites have been accorded. Committal services will be at Rock Island National Cemetery on September 2, 2021 at 11 a.m. Those wishing to attend are asked to meet at DeRoo Funeral Home at 10:30 a.m.
Bernice was born March 21, 1927, in Chicago, IL to Harry A. and Edna (Rosencrantz) Benoit. She married Thomas R. Orndoff on July 13, 1963 in Moline, IL. He preceded her in death on December 30, 1999.
Bernice worked at Buddy L. Toys for 15 years before working at the McCabe Department Store in Rock Island, retiring in 1978. She was a member of the VFW, Moose and Eagles Clubs, all in Rock Island. Bernice loved to go to the boats and play Bingo.
Those left to honor her memory include her grandchildren, Breanna, Matthew, Adam, and Jessica; sister-in-law, Dorothy Benoit, many nieces and nephews and friend, Patricia Chalder. Bernice was preceded in death by her parents, husband, Thomas, son David, and brothers, Earl and Allen.
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