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Berniece Wilde  - Bidwell Funeral Home of St. Anthony, Idaho
Berniece A Wilde

   Berniece A. Belnap Wilde, 92, died May 15, 2010 in the Ashton Living Center.

Mrs. Wilde was born Jan. 27, 1918 at Salem, ID. the daughter of Olena Nettie and Augustus Ruben Belnap. She spent her early years in Salem and Roberts. The family moved to Groveland near Blackfoot where Bernice graduated from Blackfoot High School. She was a faithful and lifelong member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

She married Leonard Ray Wilde on June 14, 1936 They lived a good many years in Salmon and Pocatello, Idaho before moving to St. Anthony in l987. Mr. Wilde died Dec. 9, 1993. Bernice lived in St. Anthony many years until she had to move into the Ashton Living Center.

Berniece loved music, singing, painting, gardening and family gatherings. She supported pro-life activities and she worked for the Idaho Commission for the Blind and helped teach braille for many years. But most of all she loved her family.

She is survived by her children - Nola Lenice (Jack) Egbert, Pocatello, ID.; Ronald Lee (Mary Lynn) Wilde, Grand Junction, CO.; and Sharon Kay (Richard) Marler, St. Anthony, 12 Grandchildren and many beautiful great-grandchildren. Besides her husband and parents she was preceded in death by her brothers Ivan, Denis, Newell and Martell; and sisters Delma and Delsa.

Funeral services will be conducted Saturday, May 22, 2010 at 2:00 p.m. in the Bidwell Funeral Home with Jack Egbert, conducting. Friends may call at the funeral home one half hour prior to the services. Burial will be in the Wilford Cemetery. The family suggest instead of flowers you take your family to dinner.


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