Berniece Blackmer1928 - 2017
Berniece Mae Blackmer age 89 of Belknap
passed away peacefully at Evergreen AFC Home
on September 16, 2017,
She was born March 19, 1928 in Ypsilanti
to Leon and Gertrude (Bucholz) Blackmer.
Prior to moving to Rogers City she lived in
Ann Arbor where she headed up a wildflower
division of a conservatory,
Berniece retired in the fall of 1992 from the State
of Michigan Supreme Court where she was
Supervisor of the District Court Representatives.
Prior to that she was Deputy Court Administrator
at the Ann Arbor District Court.
Berniece was a founding member and director for
the Rogers City Area Senior Center. She loved
Yorkshire Terriers; she bred, raised and showed
them for as long as anyone can remember
Bernicce is survived by:
her trusted friend and companion, Echo,
a sister-in-law, Florence Blackmer of Rogers City;
as well as many nicces, nephews and friends.
She was preceded in death by:
her parents, Leon and Gertrude and
her brother, Leon.
Graveside services will take place at 3:00 p.m. on Friday, September 22nd
at St. John Lutheran Cemetery in Hagensville with
Pastor Charles Schultz officiating