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Services: The Boldt Funeral Home, Faribault
  Saturday, September 6,2014 at 10:00 a.m.

Berniece (Mrs. Ira) Farley, age 97, of Faribault died on Friday, August 29, 2014 at Faribault Senior Living.

Funeral services will be at the Boldt Funeral Home, Faribault on Saturday, September 6, 2014 at 10:00 a.m. with the Reverend Jan Bodin, pastor of the Congregational Church of Faribault, UCC, officiating. Interment will be at Maple Lawn Cemetery, Faribault.

No visitation will be held and family will visit with friends during the reception at the Boldt Funeral Home gathering room after the service.

Berniece Mildred, the daughter of Vernon and Phyllis (Atter) Massey was born on December 6, 1916 in Hebron, ND. She married Ira Farley in Spencer, IA and he preceded her in death on Jan. 6, 1994. She was formerly employed by the City of Robbinsdale as a bookkeeper and later by several other companies. She enjoyed gardening, needlework and reading,

She is survived by her daughter, Linda (and Tom) Gagnon of Faribault; three grandchildren, Sarah (and Jake) Foley of NY, NY, Amy (and John) Garrigues of Roseville and Nathan Gagnon of Minneapolis; two great grandchildren George and Lula Garrigues.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Ira; and four sisters, Lula Trunnell, Vadella Hunt, Thelma O'Neil and Lucille McPherson.

Memorial gifts may be directed to Faribault Area Hospice.


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Name: Gracie Foley
Date: Thursday September 04, 2014


To Linda and all the family: I am glad I got to meet Berniece and spent time with her during Jake and Sarah's wedding. May she rest in peace and God be with you through this difficult time. Please know you're in our prayers and in our thoughts.

Name: Russ Savre
Date: Saturday August 30, 2014


Linda and Family: I have lots of fond memories of events enjoyed with your Mother and the rest of the family. The marriage of Sarah and Jake; and the marriage of Amy and John were very special times. The annual Christmas gatherings at your home have also been grand. You have been very good to your Mother. She is lucky to have had you take care of her. I wish you peace, Russ