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Bernyce E. Demko July 1, 1921 - March 14, 2009

EDINA --Bernyce Evelyn Demko, 87, of Edina, died Saturday.

The service will be private. Memorials are preferred to the Hennepin County Humane Society.

Visitation will be from 4 to 7 p.m. Thursday at Washburn-McReavy Edina Chapel, West 50th Street and Hwy 100 in Edina.

She was born July 1, 1921, in Willmar to Torger and Jenny (Selseth) Sletten. She was raised in Willmar and graduated in 1939. Over the years, she also lived in Richfield and Des Plaines, Ill. Prior to retirement, she was an executive secretary at Red Owl Corp.

She is survived by her daughters: Peggy (and Robert) Dye, and Jennifer (and Michael Iverson) Lusk; sisters: Agnes Carlson and Marie Carlson; three grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband: George; son: Peter; one sister; and one brother.