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-Berneice Newhard-

Berneice Newhard, 95, of Sun City West, Arizona, died Friday, August 24, 2007.  Mrs. Newhard was the daughter of William Henry and Rachel Ann Grouwinkel and grew up between Wapello and Columbus Junction.  She was a graduate of Iowa State University and was a Home Economics teacher.  She moved with her husband from Illinois to Sun City West in 1985.

Berneice is survived by a daughter, Susan Bradshaw of Santa Ana, California; a son, Richard Newhard of Hoffman Estates, Illinois; three grandsons; two great-granddaughters; and a sister, Vera Wiley of West Liberty.

A memorial service was held at Shepherd of the Hills United Methodist Church in Sun City West, Arizona, on Saturday, September 1, 2007.

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