Bernice Alvina Post, a member of St. Francis Church, died Aug. 12. She was 83.

Mrs. Post was born Feb. 13, 1929, in St. Paul. She graduated from St. Paul High School. She married Donald Post in 1962. She worked as a bookkeeper.

She is survived by her husband, Donald Post; five daughters: Melanie Conrad, Auburn, Wash.; Stephanie Gary, Gresham; Donna Griffin, Portland; Deborah Wolcott, San Jose, Calif.; and Catherine Kemnitz, Tigard; brother Robert Blanchette, Forks, Wash.; 12 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; and one great-great grandchild. 

A picnic/open house memorial celebration will be held from noon to 4 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 18, at Country Club Estates, 1798 NE 19th St., Gresham, OR 97030.