GRESHAM — Bernice Irene Olbrich, a member of St. Henry Parish here, died March 29. She was 87.
Mrs. Olbrich was born Aug. 22, 1926 in Ipswich, S.D., to William & Emma (Pitz) Heinz. She grew up in Ipswich and graduated from high school. When she was in her 20s, she moved to Portland. She married Bernard Olbrich in 1949 at St. Henry’s. She was a homemaker.
She was preceded in death by her three brothers and a sister. She is survived by her husband, Bernard, Gresham; seven children, Lawrence Olbrich, Carol Kohler, Michael Olbrich, James Olbrich, Robert Olbrich, Mary Jo Peters and Patricia Stolz; 10 grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.
A scriptural rosary will be said Friday at 10:30 a.m., followed by a funeral Mass at 11 a.m., at St. Henry Church in Gresham. Memorial donations can be made to St. Henry’s.