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Bernice V. Alexander

Bernice V. Alexander Oct. 4, 1919 - April 17, 2006 REDWOOD FALLS -- Bernice Viola Alexander, 86, of Minnetonka, formerly of Washington, D.C., died Monday at Hillcrest Care Center in Minnetonka. The service will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at Nelson-Mar...

Bernice V. Alexander

Oct. 4, 1919 - April 17, 2006

REDWOOD FALLS -- Bernice Viola Alexander, 86, of Minnetonka, formerly of Washington, D.C., died Monday at Hillcrest Care Center in Minnetonka.

The service will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at Nelson-Martin Funeral Home in Redwood Falls. Burial will be in the Redwood Falls Cemetery.

Visitation will be one hour before the service.

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She was born Oct. 4, 1919, near Vesta to Bertha (Simondet) and David Ormie Alexander. She graduated from Redwood Falls High School and attended businesses school in Minneapolis. She passed a Civil Service exam and moved to Washington, D.C., to work during World War II. She worked for the Veterans Administration, the U.S. Air Force, and later the National Security Council. After leaving the federal government, she worked at a Washington law firm. She moved back to Minnesota in 1995.

She was active in church and volunteer activities.

She is survived by her siblings: Donald Alexander of Willmar, Gordon (and Ardis) Alexander of Vesta, Agnes Vanderwerf of Redwood Falls; and numerous nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by one sister.

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