Bernita Janice Daharsh
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Bernita Janice Daharsh
  • March 11, 1932 - January 8, 2018
  • Lincoln, Nebraska

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Bernita “Bernie” Daharsh, March 11, 1932 – January 8, 2018. Born on a farm near Elmwood, NE to Chester and Amy (Walraven) Irons. Bernie was a homemaker. In 1962, she married Pete Daharsh, who had 5 boys. She brought with her to the marriage 2 sons and a daughter and together they had a daughter. At the age of 30, she was raising 9 children. Bernie had many talents. She had a beautiful singing voice and loved playing the piano and organ. She was talented at knitting, crocheting and sewing. She was an excellent cook and made the best apple and cherry pies that have yet to be carried on by any surviving family member. She loved attending her grand-children’s sporting events. She was an avid Royals fan.Bernie is survived by her son James Hoffman, daughters Candace Scheffert, Lisa (Doug) Long all of Lincoln, Step-sons Steve (Vicki) Daharsh, Doug (Joan) Daharsh, Mark (Paula) Daharsh, Frank (Jeanne) Daharsh, Grandchildren Neil and Karlee Long, Josh (Fiancee Brittney) Scheffert and Sara Scheffert, eleven step grandchildren and six step great grandchildren, Brother Ron (Patsy) Irons, Sister Iva Brown, many nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by her husband Pete Daharsh, son Rolly Hoffman, parents, brothers Chester Jr., Henry, John and Norman. Family wishes thank Savannah Pines and HoriSun Hospice for their loving care. Cremation. Private Family Service. Condolences www.lincolnfh.com. Memorials to the family for future designation, in care of Lincoln Memorial.