Bernice Beata Heinbuch
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Bernice Beata
Heinbuch (Schellenberger)
1924 - 2018
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Obituary for Bernice Beata Heinbuch (Schellenberger)

Bernice Beata Heinbuch, age 94, of Mitchell and formerly of Stratford, passed away at Greenwood Court, on September 6, 2018.

Born in Fullarton Township, she was the daughter of the late Ezra Schellenberger and the former Isabella Dietrich. Bernice graduated as a registered nurse from Stratford General Hospital in 1944 and worked at both Stratford General Hospital and Soldiers Memorial Hospital in Orillia. Beloved wife of William Heinbuch (deceased), whom she married at First St. John’s Lutheran Church, Seebachs Hill, on June 25, 1949. Besides her parents, she is predeceased by brothers Howard Schellenberger (Gertrude), Lloyd Schellenberger (Hilda), sister Viola Hoffmeyer (Murray) and brother-in-law Bruce Brown. She is survived by her sister Mabel Brown of Elmira and several nieces and nephews and their families.

At Bernice’s request, cremation will take place and there will be no funeral home visitation. A private family graveside service will be held at First St. John’s Cemetery, Seebachs Hill. Heartfelt appreciation to all the staff at Greenwood Court for their kindness, compassion and patience. As expressions of sympathy, memorial donations may be made to a charity of choice. Arrangements through Rutherford Cremation & Funeral Services. 519-271-5062. Online condolences may be made at

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