By HDN Staff
BOX ELDER Berna Dean Ware, 73, died Wednesday, April 18, 2001 at a Havre hospital of natural causes.
Family services and burial will take place in California.
Ware was born Oct. 24, 1927 in Ivan, Texas and grew up in Texas.
She lived in California for years and worked at Woodruff Community Hospital in Long Beach until retiring in 1984. She moved to Box Elder several months ago to be near a daughter.
She was preceded in death by a daughter, Terri Eckdahl, in 1998, and son, Donald H. Madrid, earlier this year.
Survivors include her daughters Pam Kuhns of Box Elder and Donna Cirrincione of Riverside, Calif.; son, Lee Dean Madrid of Antioch, Calif.; sister, Virginia Ashby of Lubbock, Texas; 11 grandchildren; 20 great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild.
O'Connor Funeral Home in Great Falls is in charge of arrangements.