Bernice "Bea" Lieb, age 92 of Owatonna, passed away on Friday, April 1, 2011 at Owatonna Care Center after an extended illness.

Funeral services will be held at Redeemer Lutheran Church, Owatonna on Monday, April 4, 2011 at 10:30 a.m. with the Reverend Kirk Griebel officiating. Interment will be at St. John Cemetery, Owatonna.

Visitation will be at Redeemer Lutheran on Monday for one hour prior to the service.

Arrangements are being completed by the Boldt Funeral Home, Faribault.

Bernice, the daughter of Walter and Lydia (Krause) Borchardt, was born February 21, 1919 in Morristown. She married Reinhold Lieb on March 20, 1942 and he preceded her in death on December 17, 1986. They moved to Owatonna in 1959 where she worked at Kottke Jewelry until her retirement.

She is survived by her brother, Clarence (and Phyllis) Borchardt of Faribault; a nephew, Bill Lieb of Annandale; two nieces, Mary Vollrath of IL and Evie Schultz of AZ; a very close and dear friend, Nancy Jensen and also friend, Helen Frodl.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Rein; and a son, David Lieb, who died in Colorado in September of 2010.

Memorial gifts are preferred to Redeemer Lutheran Church, Owatonna.


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