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Sister Bernice Simon, OSB, 72
Sister Bernice Simon, OSB, 72, died Monday, August 28, 2006, at St. Martin Monastery, Rapid City, SD, after battling leukemia for several years.
The sixth child in a family of seven, Bernice Margaret Simon was born March 9, 1934, at New Prague, to James and Mary (Kubes) Simon. She attended Catholic grade school at Veseli with her twin brother, Bernard. Following graduation from New Prague High School in 1951, she attended St. Cloud State College for a year. She entered St. Martin's Convent, Sturgis, SD on August 28, 1954.