Bernice B. Seim


Bernice B. Seim, 85, lifelong resident of Superior, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, July 16, 2019 at her residence.

She was born in Superior on August 25, 1933, the daughter of Melvin and Bernice Eskelson.

Bernice enjoyed living on the farm and was a hard worker her whole life. She was a former member of St. Williams Catholic Church and also enjoyed flower and vegetable gardening, reading, doing puzzles, and mowing lawns.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Robert M. Seim, Sr.; son, David Seim; and four siblings.

Bernice is survived by her son, Robert (Rose) Seim, Jr. of South Range; daughter, Kathleen Seim of Lansing, MI; grandchildren, Michael Seim, Tonya (Nathan) Johnstad; Jefferson (Nikki) Selleck, Dyan (Juan) Sanchez, Robert VanDyke, Cherie (Robert) Savageau and 13 great-grandchildren; 1 great-great-grandchild; sister, Violet Ciciora of Chicago, IL; a brother, Richard (Irene) Eskelson of Superior; cousins, Irene Hoag and Pauline Leikvoll; and many nieces and nephews.

A graveside service will be held on Monday July 22 at 11:30 a.m. at Greenwood Cemetery.

The family would like to give a special thank you to Essentia Hospice Homecare, Inclusa, Hands On Homecare, and Superior Rehab for providing additional health care to Bernice.

Downs Funeral Home, 1617 N 19th St., is assisting the family with arrangements. To sign the online guestbook, please visit