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Bernice Bates

March 30, 1936 — August 27, 2021

Brenham, TX

Bernice Bates, 85, passed away on August 27, 2021. Bernice was born March 30, 1936 in Brenham, TX to Louis Sr. and Selma Richter Schwarze.

She is survived by her son, Larry Huebner; daughter and son-in-law, Linda and Clayton DeCarlo; grandchildren, Eric, Erin, Elizabeth, Morgan, Grant; brothers, Leroy Schwarze, Lonnie Schwarze and wife Joyce; sisters, Ruth Rodenbeck, Helen Rodenbeck, Verlin Grimm; sisters-in-law, Shirley Schwarze, Vondale Schwarze, and Maxine Schwarze.

She is preceded in death by her parents, brothers, Louis Jr., Willie, Edward and Calvin; brothers-in-law, Gilbert and Alfred Rodenbeck; sister-in-law, Rita Schwarze.

A graveside service will be held at Prairie Lea Cemetery in Brenham, TX on September 3, 2021 at 10:00 am.  Visitation will be held Thursday evening at Memorial Oaks Chapel, 1306 West Main, Brenham TX.

Funeral arrangements are entrusted to Memorial Oaks Chapel, 1306 W. Main Street in Brenham.

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