Bernice "Bernie" Nylund passed away June 25, 2019 at Cherrelyn Healthcare Center. She was born on December 25, 1929 to Edward and Jessie Patterson of Parker, Colorado. After graduating from Parker High School, she married John Edward Nylund in 1948. Together they had five daughters. Married life began in Julesburg, Colorado where they started their family. Shortly after, they moved to Parker, Colorado and had three more daughters. They settled down in Englewood, Colorado, where their fifth daughter was born. Being a lifelong homemaker, Bernie was able to devote her time to her girls and her loving husband. Basic life values, such as hard work, honesty and putting family first, were learned by example of their parent's lives.
Bernie enjoyed spending time with her family, traveling, attending country music concerts and playing bingo and coloring with her Cherrelyn friends. Bernie will be remembered for her smiling, happy demeanor and always putting others before herself.
She is preceded in death by her husband, brother Steve and daughter Linda. She is survived by her daughters, Audrey (Gary), Nancy (Mike), Vicki (Jim) and Kimberly (Stan), sisters Jeannice and Yvonne (George), five grandchildren, six great grandchildren and two great great grandchildren, niece, nephews and many close friends.
A memorial service will be held at Bullock Mortuary in Englewood on Tuesday, July 16th at 9:30 am and she will be laid to rest alongside her husband at Fort Logan National Cemetery following the service at 11:15 am.