Bernadine Edna Meyer, age 78, of Wells, MN died Tuesday, December 15, 2020 at St. Mary’s Hospital in Rochester, MN from complications of Covid-19.  A Memorial Service will be held at a later date.  Bruss-Heitner Funeral Home in Wells is entrusted with services. To leave an online condolence, please visit

     Bernadine was born Dec. 15, 1942 in Walters, MN, the daughter of Frank and Edna (Witte) Bauman. She was a graduate of Kiester High School. Bernadine held several different secretarial positions, including teller positions at local banks. After her marriage, she held positions in patient care and housekeeping. Her final position before her retirement in February 2020 was Head of Housekeeping at The Shepherd’s Inn in Wells, MN. She was known for her potato salad and pumpkin pie. She enjoyed crafts, decorating, and spending time with her family.

     Bernadine is survived by her husband, Edwin of Owatonna; son, Drew of Owatonna, MN; daughter, Kelli (Bill) Clayton of Farmington, IL; brother, Eugene (Janet) Bauman of Walters, MN; sister, Darlene Khronberg of Ellendale, MN; grandson, Ryan Tackman of Elmwood, IL; six nieces and nephews, and many friends.

    She is preceded in death by her parents Frank and Edna Bauman.