Bernadine (Bernie) Ann Repp was born on December 19, 1930 in Green Isle, Minnesota, where she grew up on a dairy farm. She moved to Seattle, Washington in 1950, and then later to Kent, Washington where she died on November 19, 2017.
She is survived by her husband of 38 years, Wilbur Repp; two children: Lorri Stiefel and Neil Knecht; six grandchildren: Shelley Deacon Meller (husband Peter), Kristen Stiefel Prediger (husband Pete), Joshua Stiefel, John Stiefel, Matthew Knecht, and Sarah Knecht Riveness (husband Kenny); and four great-grandchildren: Ava and Deacon Meller, and Autumn and Mattias Prediger.
Bernie and Wilbur both retired from the Kent School District and spent many years traveling abroad, enjoying their life together. She will be dearly missed by her family and friends.
The services will held Friday, December 1, 2017 at 2pm at Marlatt Funeral Home. Graveside service to held at Tahoma Cemetery in Yakima, WA on Saturday, December 2, 2017 at noon.