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“Roxanne, Larry and family- So sorry to hear of your mom's passing. I know that this is a difficult time for all of you, may you find comfort in God...Read More »
1 of 11 | Posted by: Robin (Bailey) Rose

“Roxanne, Larry & Family, So sorry for the loss of your loved one. Our thoughts & prayers are with you. May God bless & comfort you during this...Read More »
2 of 11 | Posted by: Debbie & John Spaulding

“Larry, Roxanne and Family, Sending our Sympathy from our family. We had a lot of good times with your parents camping and firemens tournaments....Read More »
3 of 11 | Posted by: George and Yvonne Younk

“Larry & Roxanne, and family: I am saddened to hear of the death of your mother. You have my sympathy. I hope you are all doing well. ”
4 of 11 | Posted by: Raymond Peterson

“Dear Larry & Roxanne, I am sorry to hear of the passing of your mother and extend my sincere sympathy to you and your family. I think of you both...Read More »
5 of 11 | Posted by: Jane Spolarich-Williamson

“Roxanne and Larry, and family, I am so sorry to hear of your moms passing, I will keep you all in my thoughts and prayers...I know it isn't easy.....Read More »
6 of 11 | Posted by: deb(mcdonald)whitaker

“Roxanne & Larry Sorry to hear about your mom. She will be missed. I know I will never forget her. ”
7 of 11 | Posted by: Terri Johnson

“I would like to offer my condolences for the loss of Bernice. My family's thoughts and prayers are with you. ”
8 of 11 | Posted by: Scott Bailey

“Hi Roxanne and Larry---sorry about your ma. Hope everything is well with you ”
9 of 11 | Posted by: Dennis Lundwall

“Roxie and Don, We are so sorry about your loss. We know how you feel and our hearts break for all of you. Althought we did not know your Mom, we...Read More »
10 of 11 | Posted by: Chuck and Sandy Lantz

“Larry - My deepest and sincere sympothy for the loss of your dear mom. Mine died a year ago April 2 and I still miss here daily. I'm in the phone...Read More »
11 of 11 | Posted by: Bruce Willing

KINGSFORD - Bernice M. Manninen, 77, of 909 Olympic St. Kingsford, died Sunday, April 26, 2009 at the home of her daughter.
She was born on March 28, 1932 in Calumet, MI daughter of the late Thomas and Genevieve (Marcotte) Huot. Bernice married Robert C. Manninen on June 20, 1953 in Calumet, MI. He preceded her in death on June 19, 1998. Bernice resided in Bergland for most of her life and moved to Kingsford four and a half years ago to be near family. She was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church in Bergland and currently a member of Our Redeemer Lutheran Church in Kingsford. Bernice enjoyed crafts and needlework including knitting, crocheting and cross stitch. She loved spending time with family, especially her grandchildren and great grandchildren.
She is survived by a son, Larry Manninen of Tampa, FL; a daughter, Roxanne (Don) Maki of Kingsford; two brothers, Donald Huot of Minneapolis and Gordon Huot of Calumet, MI; a sister, Rita Wiinomaki of Mohawk; two grandchildren, Spencer (Andrea) Maki of Niagara and Robert (Rachel) Maki of Quinnesec; five great grandchildren, Spencer, Jaida, Keira, Shawn and Emmah Maki; and several nieces and nephews.
Bernice was preceded in death by a brother, Jerome Huot.
Visitation will be from 12:00 to 1:00pm EST on Friday at Trinity Lutheran Church in Bergland, MI. A memorial service will follow at 1:00pm EST at the church. Rev. Howard Neider will officiate.
In lieu of flowers, a memorial will be established in her memory to the cancer society.

Condolences may be expressed to the family of Bernice M. Manninen online at
The family has entrusted the Erickson-Rochon & Nash Funeral Home of Iron Mountain with the arrangements.