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ANDERSEN, Bernice (Rayer)
ANDERSEN, Bernice (Rayer), Age 86, of Lancaster Calif., passed away at home on April 24, 2015 with family at her side. One of six children, she was born July 7, 1928, in Creighton Neb., to William and Hyacinth (Ballewege) Rayer. She graduated from St. Ludger Academy in Creighton, Neb., in 1946. After high school she moved to Omaha Neb., where she met her husband Paul E Andersen and was married August 13, 1949. In 1957 she, her husband and child moved to Palmdale, Calif. In the early days she worked for a doctor as a receptionist until she started working for Hunts Real Estate. Eventually she and her husband owned Barner Realty in Palmdale, Calif. They also loved riding motorcycles and touring the country in their RV. After her retirement she volunteered for the Antelope Valley Hospital working at New-2-U, a thrift shop, for 20 plus years. She was preceded in death by her husband, Paul E Andersen, three Brothers, Paul Rayer, Felix Rayer, Bernard Rayer, and one sister, Reta Jones. Survivors include her only son, Chris G Andersen and daughter in law Joyce (Gillham) Andersen; her brother William Rayer Jr. and many family members and friends. Services will be held on May 16, 2015 at 1 pm, at Joshua Memorial Park. Burial will follow at 2 pm with reception following the burial. Joshua Memorial Park, Lancaster

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