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Bernadine A. Seager, 81, of Wonewoc, passed away on Tuesday, Jan. 1, 2019 at the University of Wisconsin Hospital in Madison.

She was born on April 18, 1937 to Albert and Frieda (Backeberg) Peesel at Wonewoc and she graduated from the Wonewoc High School. Bernadine was united in marriage to Robert Seager on Nov. 5, 1955.

They farmed in the town of Summit for many years, Bernadine also was a nursing assistant in home health care. She was an avid sports fan, enjoying football and basketball watching the Packers, Badgers and Bucks. She enjoyed her flowers and also riding around the communities and the Amish Country purchasing their produce.

Robert preceded her in death on July 18, 2014. She was also preceded in death by her parents; son, Rocky Robert on March 3, 1962; and sister, Eileen Pharo.

Survivors include her son, Ryan (Kristin) Seager; grandchildren, Tanner and Jaiden; sister, Arlene Nelson; brothers, Albert Peesel and Eugene (Barbara) Peesel; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 10, 2019 at the Picha Funeral Home, 402 Center Street, Wonewoc, with Rev. Peter Snyder officiating. Burial will be in the St. Paul’s Lutheran Cemetery in Wonewoc. Friends may call at the Picha Funeral Home in Wonewoc from 4-7 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2019. For online information go to