Bernitha Triebwasser, 96, of Mitchell, SD died Friday, October 18, 2019 at Firesteel Healthcare Center in Mitchell.
Funeral services will be 11:30 AM Thursday, October 24, 2019 at Bittner Funeral Chapel in Mitchell. Burial will be at Plum Creek Cemetery in rural Emery, SD.
Bernitha Triebwasser was born on December 19, 1922 on the farm southeast of Emery to Edward and Lydia (Koth) Triebwasser. She accepted Christ as her personal savior and was baptized by Rev. J.C. Kranzler on August 14, 1938. She was received into fellowship of the Plum Creek Baptist Church at rural Emery. She later joined the Northridge Baptist Church in Mitchell. She helped on the family farm, and then was employed at Wesley Acres in Mitchell until retiring.
She is survived by three sisters, Lovella (Milton) Schrader, Alexandria, Mabel Triebwasser, Mitchell, and Geraldine (Earl) Rickmeyer, Flandreau; a brother, Leland (Wilma) Triebwasser, Dell Rapids; and numerous nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents, three sisters, Leona Frey, Lucille Klock, and Irene Triebwasser; two brothers, Eldon (in infancy) and Kenneth Triebwasser; a sister-in-law, Kathy Triebwasser; three brothers-in-law, Fred Klock, Harm Frey, and Earl Rickmeyer; and a niece, Melinda Schrader.