February 4, 2011

Lydia Barbara Bernhardt

Lydia Barbara Bernhardt age 91 of Lincoln, Nebraska died on Thursday, February 3, 2011 in Lincoln.  She was born on August 18, 1919 in Lincoln to John and Lena (Benner) Schessler.  She married Walter Bernhardt on May 25, 1946.  Lydia worked as a secretary at the University of Nebraska in the political science department. She is a member of Trinity United Methodist Church and Epsilon Sigma Alpha.

Cremation, no visitation.

A memorial service will be held on Wednesday, February 9, 2011 at 1:00 P.M. at Wyuka Funeral Home.

Lydia is survived by her husband, Walter of Lincoln; sister, Marian Schessler of Lincoln, Niece: Marjorie Osborne of Lincoln; Nephews and Spouse: Dean Ross Schessler of Carlsbad, CA.  Dale Alan and Elizabeth Schessler of Lincoln; Great Niece: Abby Schessler of Lincoln, Great Nephew: Max Schessler of Lincoln.  She was preceded in death by her parents, brothers, Theodore, John and David.

Burial will be in Wyuka Cemetery.

Memorials may be directed to Trinity United Methodist Church.


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