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Bernadette M. Weiss

October 08, 1933 - June 11, 2020

A private live streamed memorial service will be Tuesday, June 16, at Boulger Funeral Home in Fargo starting at 7:00 P.M.


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Bernadette M. Weiss

October 08, 1933 - June 11, 2020


Bernadette Marjean Weiss, 86, Fargo passed away Thursday, June 11, 2020 at Sanford Health, Fargo.

Bernadette was born October 8, 1933 Moorhead, MN to Edwin and Martha (Wambach) Simonson. She attended school in Oakmound, MN before moving to Fargo, ND where she attended St. Anthony’s School. She married Roger Weiss on November 8, 1954 at St. Mary’s Cathedral, Fargo. Roger was light of Bernadette’s world and they both loved each other so much.

She loved to spend her time sewing, crocheting and baking. She had a sweet tooth and will always be remembered for her famous “root beer barrels.” She enjoyed trips to the Casino and spending time in the outdoors, especially at her lake cabin on Bejou Lake. Her grandchildren were very important to her and she always loved to tease them when every she could.

One of her greatest joys was finally getting her driver’s license at the age of 47. She was an unpretentious person. She had a laugh like no other it was both funny and annoying. She enjoyed shopping always keeping up with the current trends.Her beautiful calligraphy was admired by all.

She is survived by her husband, Roger, Fargo, ND; children, Rhonda (Steven) Jenson, Fargo, ND, Dawn Weiss, Linton, ND, Cory (Tammi) Weiss, Fargo, ND, Maria Barnes, Fargo, ND; 14 grandchildren; 24 great-grandchildren and brothers, James (Butch) Simonson, Fargo, ND, Bernard Simonson, Frazee, MN.

She was preceded in death by her parents, daughter, Monica Morris; grandchildren, Christine Hellerud, Faith Barnes and 12 brothers and sisters.


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10 responses to “Bernadette M. Weiss”

  1. Tracy Dux says:

    Rest in peace Bernadette! I enjoyed our last visit together. You will be missed!

    Love you,

  2. John Aventi says:

    I have never forgotten knowing you and all the times we visited when I was in your home. You are in my heart and thoughts, Fly with the Angels. You always will be my Mother In Law…

    My sincere Sympathies to Roger, Rhonda, Dawn. Maria and Corey….

  3. Charlotte Bates says:

    Sorry for your loss.

  4. Rita Simonson says:

    I will never forget how kind bernadette was to me as a kid I slept over there a lot and she always made me so welcome She was one of a kind and I loved her personality She is up in heaven chatting w dad and all the other family Love u all Rita Simonson

  5. Kitty Sundt says:

    So sorry for your loss.

  6. Evelyn Knutson says:

    Thoughts and prayers to you Roger & family. She was quite a lady! Always a great time at her home. We’ll almost always, till it was time to cut down those darn Hollyhocks. Beautiful flowers but a toughie to get down. I’m glad I got to see her at Monica’s funeral. Still a classy lady as always. She will be missed by many. Enjoy paradise Bernadette.

  7. Michael Simonson says:

    I treasure my childhood memories of staying at her home and sleeping over with Cory. Bernadette liked to laughingly call me “Mike the Walleyed Pike.” I remember all the glass containers full of colored water. She would give us a $1 and send us to the Taco Shop. Good times and good memories. Thank you Aunt Bernadette

  8. Alex Swanson says:

    My grandpa went to school with Bernadette at Oak Mound back in the 1940s and we both express our sympathies to her family.

  9. Kimberly Mund says:

    We are grieving the loss of an absolutely incredible woman. You touched so many lives and are loved beyond words. My dad (Deion),his wife Dorey, and myself are sending our condolences, love, and hugs your way. We will miss you. Love you all so much.

  10. Jenny Aventi says:

    I love you Grandma ❤️, fly high

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