Josephine "Jo" Bernfield
Residence: Rural Monticello, Carroll County (Oak Grove area), Indiana.
Died: Monday, October 29, 2018
Location: 9:25 a.m. in rural Monticello, Carroll County (Oak Grove area), Indiana.
 
 
Age: 90
Date of Birth: Tuesday, October 23, 1928
Birth place: White Sulphur, Ohio
 
 
Father: Lloyd M. Mikesell  
Mother: Henrietta E. ( VanGundy ) Mikesell  
Marital Status: Widowed
Resided in: Jo had lived in the rural Carroll County (Oak Grove area) most all her life.
Funeral Date: Saturday, November 03, 2018
Funeral Location: 11:00 a.m., Saturday, November 3, 2018, Celebration of Life Service at the Oak Grove Christian Church, 11810 N. 900 W., Monticello, Indiana, 47960.
Clergy: Rev. Ashli Cartwright - Peak of the Oak Grove Christian Church of rural Monticello (Carroll County, Oak Grove area), Indiana.
Burial will take place: Oak Grove Cemetery located next to the church.
Visitation will be: 5:00 to 8:00 p.m., Friday, November 2, 2018, and from 10:00 a.m., to 11:00 a.m., Saturday, November 3, 2018, at the Oak Grove Church, 11810 N. 900 W., Monticello, Indiana, 47960.
Biographical Information: Jo had lived in the rural Carroll County (Oak Grove area), Indiana, most all her life, and was a 1946 graduate of Monticello High School of Monticello, Indiana. She was a member of the Oak Grove Christian Church of rural Monticello (Carroll County, Oak Grove area), Oak Grove CWF (Christian Women Fellowship), was the church’s historian, the former Contact Help Crisis Line of Monticello, Indiana, and had served on the Carroll County, Indiana Election Board for numerous years. Jo was an faithful farm wife, mom and homemaker. She enjoyed time with her family, embroidering and gardening.
Special Services:
Memorial Information: Memorials may be given to the Oak Grove Christian Church. Envelopes will be available at the church.
Marriage Information: On May 18, 1947, at the Oak Grove Christian Church in rural Monticello (Carroll County), Indiana, she married Harry L. Bernfield; he passed away on Saturday, July 27, 2002.
Survivors include:
Daughter,
Bonnie (husband Bill) Terry - Waters of Monticello, Indiana;

Son,
Jeff (wife Laura) Bernfield of Monticello, Indiana;

Six (6) Grandchildren,
Mark Bernfield of Monticello, Indiana,
Jeffrey (wife Robin) Bernfield of Danville, Indiana,
Hosea (wife Renee) Bernfield of Monticello, Indiana,
Amanda Wilkerson of Indianapolis, Indiana,
Brent (fiancée Gina Chapple) Terry of Monticello, Indiana, and
Chelsea Terry of Indianapolis, Indiana;

Fifteen (15) Great Grandchildren;

Brother,
Lloyd (wife Carol) Mikesell of Monticello, Indiana.
Preceded in Death:
Parents,
Lloyd M. and Henrietta E. (VanGundy) Mikesell;

Husband,
Harry L. Bernfield;

Son-in-law,
Robert "Bob" Terry;

Daughter-in-law,
Cheryl (Geisler) Bernfield;

Granddaughter,
Jessica Bernfield;

Great Granddaughter,
Shayla Cottrell;

Brother and sister-in-law,
Joseph and Alice Mikesell;

Grandson-in-law,
Marvin Wilkerson.
Arrangements by:
Miller - Roscka Funeral Home, 6368 E. US 24, Monticello, Indiana, 47960 ( 574 ) 583 - 8488.