Alma Bernice Berens |

Alma Bernice Berens

Alma Bernice Berens of Rifle died Thursday, Jan. 22, 2004.

She was 80.

A memorial service will be held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 31, at the Rindt-Erdman Funeral Home in Arkansas City, Kan.

Ms. Berens was born Feb. 6, 1923, in Arkansas City, Kan., to John and Marie Morgan Price. She spent her childhood in Kansas.

She married Theodore Berens in 1943 in Blackston, Va.

Ms. Berens lived in Campbell, Calif. before moving to Rifle 18 years ago, where she was a homemaker and volunteered at Wamsley Elementary School, helping children read.

She was a Methodist and belonged to the Senior Center Newcomers Club.

Ms. Berens was preceded in death by her husband Theodore; and by her three sisters, Maxine, Mae and Laverne.

She is survived by her sons and daughters-in-law Rex and Julie Berens of Rifle and Roger and Liz Berens of Grapeview, Wash; by her brothers and sisters-in-law Dean and Alma Price of Wellington, Kan., Wayne and Shirleen Price of Arkansas, Kan., Earl and Carol Price of Winfield, Kan., and Jerry and Naomi Price of Oxford, Kan.; by her sister Leta Wheeler of Wellington, Kan.; by three grandchildren and one step-grandson; and by one great-granddaughter.

Memorial contributions may be made to the library at Wamsley Elementary School, 225 E. 30th St., Rifle.

Rifle Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

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