Bernetta Ann Hering
March 7, 1928 – Feb. 11, 2017
Bernetta Ann Hering was born March 7, 1928 in Sealy, Texas, to Edwin Hinze and Annie (Schneider) Hinze. Bernetta went to school in Cannon Hill and Mixville Community, then Sealy High School and graduated from Sealy High School in 1946. On March 20, 1951, Bernetta married Ernest Hering at Trinity Lutheran Church in Sealy. They lived on her family farm in Sealy. She was a house wife all her life. She helped on the farm where she loved her flower garden and going fishing. She always seemed to get the first fish and it was usually the biggest. She loved to sew and spend many hours making dresses for herself, mother, children and grandchildren until arthritis made her fingers too stiff. She died on Feb. 11, 2017, in Bellville.
Bernetta was preceded in death by her parents Edwin and Annie Hinze, husband Ernest Hering, daughter Debbie (Gentry) Hering, infant daughter Janis Hering, sister-in-law Ernestine (Tina) Hering and husband Henry Schneider, sisters-in-law Gladys Belote and Rose Hering, and brothers-in-law Charles W. Gebhardt and Earl Hering.
Survivors include daughter Jean Hering, sister Dorothy Gebhardt, granddaughter Tina Cass and husband Rusty, granddaughter Gena Conant and husband Kevin, grandson Jason Gentry, great grandsons Dillon and Kyle Cass, great granddaughter Brittany Perez and husband Shawn, great granddaughter Christan Lorfing, great grandson Nathan Lorfing, great great grandchildren Dakota, Ryder, Hayden, Kase and Logan Perez and Sadie Clayton, step great granddaughters Alexander, Cassandra and Elizabeth Conant, nephew Charles R. Gebhardt, niece Kathy Harris, and many great nieces, nephews and cousins.
Funeral Services were held Friday, February 17, 2017, at Knesek Funeral Home in Sealy at 10 a.m. with Rev. Dale Leland officiating. Interment in the Sealy Cemetery. Pallbearers: Jason Gentry, Dillon Cass, Nathan Lorfing, Charles Gebhardt, Donnie Schneider and Shawn Perez. Honorary Pallbearers: Rusty Cass, Kyle Cass and Kenneth Schneider.