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Berniece May Goodwin

| June 15, 2022 1:00 AM

Berniece May Goodwin, age 95, passed away Friday, June 3, 2022 in Whitefish, Montana. She was born Nov. 14, 1926 in Columbia Falls, Montana to the late William Emory Barnes and Blanna Barnes (Morris).

Berniece was a sweet woman. During her working career, she was secretary for the railroad depot for 40-plus years. Berniece gave an abundance of her time and energy volunteering at the library in Whitefish and Muldown Elementary, teaching kids to read. She was a proud member of Whitefish UMC.

Berniece is survived by her only daughter, Allison Schnitzler (Allen); two grandchildren: David Schnitzler and Ann Vasser; four great-grandchildren: Craig Schnitzler (Jackie), Vicky Vasser-Stevens, Garret Vasser, and Bobby Vasser; and sister, Donna.

A celebration of Berniece May Goodwin’s life will be held at 10 a.m. Friday, June 10, 2022 at Whitefish United Methodist Church, 1150 Wisconsin Ave, Whitefish, MT 59937. Family and friends may begin to visit on Friday at 9:30 a.m. Inurnment to follow at Whitefish Cemetery, Hwy 93 & Ramsey Ave, Whitefish, MT 59937. To send online condolences, please visit

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