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“Our sincerest sympathies to Irene's family. Mom was her neighbor at St. Gabriel's. We will miss seeing her when we visit Mom. ”
1 of 18 | Posted by: Sue (Renschler) Kruckenberg

“I'm so sorry for your loss .. Steph.. I know how hard it is. Prayers to you and the family . ”
2 of 18 | Posted by: Gina

“We are so sorry for the loss of your wife and mother. Please accept our condolences and hopes that your family finds some comfort in the good...Read More »
3 of 18 | Posted by: Bert Jr & Cindy Ternes

“Dina, speechless. Just seen this, so very sorry. Prayers for you all!! Hugs!!! ”
4 of 18 | Posted by: Harriet

“Steph and family so sorry for your loss. thoughts and prayers to you all Val and Dawn Luckett and Family ”
5 of 18 | Posted by: Val & Dawn Luckett

“I have wonderful memories of Aunt Irene. I am so sorry for your loss. Will keep you all in my thoughts and prayers during this difficult time. ”
6 of 18 | Posted by: Lisa (Ternes) Hunter

“Uncle Baldy and family: My sincerest sympathies are with you during this difficult time. Aunt Irene was a wonderful woman, full of strength and...Read More »
7 of 18 | Posted by: Janice (Ternes) Clemens

“I am so sorry to hear of your loss and sorry I can't be there. My prayers are with you all. ”
8 of 18 | Posted by: Brenda Zinke

“We are so sorry to hear of Irene's passing. Always enjoyed visiting with her. She is now with Herb and Joseph and I'm sure they met her at Heaven's...Read More »
9 of 18 | Posted by: Charlie/Marlene Miller

“God's peace and Love ”
10 of 18 | Posted by: Linda McFarlin

“Words can't express when a loved one passes away. I just remember her baby sitting us when mom and dad had to run to town for things. Your family is...Read More »
11 of 18 | Posted by: Rose (Koch) Stevens

“Trish, so sorry for your loss of your mother. Sending prayers to you and your family ”
12 of 18 | Posted by: Debbie Frohlich

“She was a amazing lady with a heart of gold she will be missed deeply sending prayers to the whole family ”
13 of 18 | Posted by: Missy saunders

“Dina, So sorry to hear about the loss of your mother. Your family is my thoughts and prayers. ”
14 of 18 | Posted by: Robyn Andrews

“You are in our prayers Scott and Bobbi, Austin and Lincoln. No words can be said when losing a Mother, and Grandmother, and wife. God Bless you all . ”
15 of 18 | Posted by: Sperling Family

“Prayers sent to all of you. She will be missed deeply. She always had a big smile when I come see her in Rehab. ”
16 of 18 | Posted by: Karen Koch

“Our sincere condolences on the loss of your wife, mother, grandmother and great grandmother. She always had a smile for you when she met you. She...Read More »
17 of 18 | Posted by: Ron and Karen Bonogofsky

“Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this difficult time. ”
18 of 18 | Posted by: Norbert&Elaine Berger - Gilbert, AZ


Irene Ternes, 81, Bismarck, passed away September 13, 2016 at CHI St. Alexius Health in Bismarck. Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:00 am on Saturday, September 17, 2016 at Church of the Ascension, Bismarck, ND with Rev. Msgr. James Braaten as celebrant and Rev. Marvin Klemmer as concelebrant. Burial will be at St. Gertrude's Cemetery, Raleigh, ND. Visitation will be held Friday, September 16, 2016 from 3:00-8:00 pm at Weigel Funeral Home, with a Rosary/Parish Vigil at 7:00 pm. Visitation will continue at the church one hour prior to the service on Saturday. Irene was born on April 17, 1935 to Pete and Agnes (Schwalich) Kopp in Raleigh, ND. She was raised and educated in the Freda, ND area. Irene married Baldwin Ternes on November 24, 1953 at St. Gertrude's Catholic Church. They lived and raised their family at Shields, ND until their retirement in April of 2000 when they moved to Bismarck, ND. Irene moved to St. Gabriel's Community in August of 2014 until her death. Irene was a homemaker and dedicated to her growing family. She enjoyed cooking and baking, gardening and embroidering. She cooked and baked for 3 years at the Prairie Learning Center. Irene was a caring and giving person that would always help when needed. She was outgoing and loved to visit and see her many friends. Irene will be deeply missed by her loving husband of 62 years, Baldwin, Bismarck, ND; daughters, Leonella (Mike) Garr, Rapid City, SD, Henri (Ray) Heidt, Bismarck, ND, Claudina (Dennis) Ferderer, New Salem, ND, Debbie (Lelyn) Will, Bismarck, ND, Mary Ann (Dean) Heidt, Rapid City, SD, Trisha (Dewey), Helbling, Lincoln, ND, Aggie (Ron) Eastham, Bismarck, ND, Stephanie Ternes, Madison, SD, Connie (Randy) Friesz, Page, ND and Roxanne Drogen, Buffalo, ND; sons, Terry, Anna, TX, Robert (Brenda), Sheilds, ND and Scott (Bobbi), Rapid City, SD; daughter-in-law, Sandra Ternes, Grand Prairie, TX; 30 grandchildren and 35 great-grandchildren; sisters, Edvina (Matt) Hersch, Rapid City, SD, Hildagard Berger, Rapid City, SD, Elsie Melton, Oregon, Rosie Klym, Bismarck, ND and Ann Meyer, Arizona; sister-in-law, Lenora Kopp, Fargo, ND along with numerous nieces and nephews, and many friends, along with the ones she made at St. Gabriel's. Irene was preceded in death by her parents; sons, Herbert and Joseph; grandchildren, D.J. Ferderer and Jasmyn Knippling; great-grandchild, Avery Garr; sisters, Olivia (Vincent) Gross, Frances (John) Nedved and Florence (Hank) Wolfe; brothers, Victor, Leonard, Joe, Ted; sister-in-law, Christina Kopp; brothers-in-law, Bill Berger, Fred Melton, Marvin Klym and Don Meyer.

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