Bernelle “Bunni” Jean HaslerudBernelle “Bunni” Jean Haslerud, 59, longtime Superior resident died peacefully Jan. 9, 2012.
Bernelle “Bunni” Jean Haslerud, 59, longtime Superior resident died peacefully surrounded by her family and dear friends Jan. 9, 2012, at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn., following a brief and courageous battle with cancer.
She was born Nov. 11, 1952, in Superior, to William and Bernelle (Budnick) LaBounty. She spent her childhood years in Nyssa, Ore., before returning to Superior as a teen.
She graduated from Superior Senior High School and WITC.
Bernelle was employed as a secretary for WITC for 25 years.
She was a member of Concordia Lutheran Church, the Superior Elks Lodge 403 and an active member of Labor Union AFT 4019.
Family was very important to Bernelle. She enjoyed genealogy and was the family historian. She also loved gardening and music. Bernelle enjoyed helping other people.
Bernelle is survived by her husband, Mark, Superior; son, Patrick (Alexandra) Nelson, Minneapolis; sister, Ruthanne (Jon) Amundson, Superior; brothers, William (Rebecca) LaBounty, Nashville, Tenn. and Robert (Viola) LaBounty, Solon Springs; and several nieces, nephews and cousins.
She is preceded in death by her parents and a daughter, Jessica Nelson White.
Visitation will begin at 10 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 14 at the Concordia Lutheran Church and continue until the 11 a.m. memorial service with Pastor Patrick Ziems officiating.
Inurnment will take place in Greenwood Cemetery, Superior, at a later date.
Downs-LeSage Funeral Home, 1304 Hammond Ave., Superior is assisting the family with arrangements.
Leave an online condolence or sign the guest book at www.downs-lesage.com.