V. Bernadine (Middleton) Goble, 1915 - 2013
Bernadine excelled in school where she graduatedwith excellent marks from Princeton High School, Princeton, Illinois.She went on to help manage and work in the Farm Service Officeslocated in Princeton, Illinois, and Chicago, Illinois until 1955. She was proud of her working years during the war effort. Her brother, C.V. (Mickey) Middleton served as a Major in the US Air Force, training bomber pilots. Both Middleton's served in their respect homes with pride and excellent citizenship. Bernadine was a proud member of the Daughters of the American Revolution, DAR. Bernadine, remained an active member of the First United Methodist Church in Princeton, IL, Henderson, NV, and Roswell, NM. Bernadine married Milford Goble, in 1955. They enjoyed a long life living out west in Nevada and New Mexico. Bernadine's favorite past times were playing bridge, dominoes, and gin rummy with friends and her family, listening to her grand nephews play violin, and enjoying dinners with her family and friends. Museums, classical music programs and libraries were a passion for her. She moved to Geneva, Illinois in July of 2012 to be closer to her family. She was a delightful Aunt to her family and always remembered everyone's birthday. No matter where Bernadine lived she made friends quickly and kept her friends for life. Bernadine will be missed by everyone who ever met her, and called her a friend.
She is survived by her niece and her family, Debra and Tom (Middleton) Dickinson, grand nephews, Ford, Seth, Davis, Cooper and Lee (Geneva, IL), sister -in -law, Marian Middleton (Geneva, IL), Niece, Nancy (Middleton) Ruen (Princeton, IL), grand niece Jessica Ruen.
Private family interment. In Lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorial gifts can be made to Geneva Public Library, Geneva, 127 James Street, Geneva, IL 60134, Princeton Public Library, 698 E. Peru Street, Princeton, IL 61356, and the Adult Senior Center, 425 N. Richardson Street, Roswell, New Mexico 88201.