Agnes Q. Bernhardt, 91, died Saturday, Sept. 25, 2010 at Parkside Homes in Hillsboro.


Agnes Q. Bernhardt, 91, died Saturday, Sept. 25, 2010 at Parkside Homes in Hillsboro. She was born Aug. 16, 1919 at Wolf Point, Mont.

Agnes was raised and attended school at Dearborn, Mich., where she graduated from Fordson High School.

On Aug. 3, 1945 she was married to Alvin Bernhardt. He preceded her in death in 2002.

Agnes was an elementary school teacher for 20 years and later worked as a cook at Tabor College at Hillsboro.

She was a member of the Strassburg Baptist Church of rural Marion and the Kansas Retired Teachers Association.

She is survived by a son, Jim and wife Teresa of Marion; a daughter, Laurel Acklin and husband Red of El Dorado; four grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren.

The funeral service will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday at the Strassburg Baptist Church. Interment will follow at the Strassburg Cemetery. There will be a visitation with family present from 6:30 to 8 p.m. today at the Zeiner Funeral Home, 205 Elm, Marion. A memorial has been established with the church.