Bernita Janice Dreger, age 91 of Neshkoro, formerly of Beaver Dam, died on Thursday, December 21, 2017 at her home in Neshkoro surrounded by her family. She was born on March 16, 1926 in Beaver Dam to Franklin and Margaret (Davis) Root. After high school Bernita married Marvin “Bud” Dreger in Covington, KY. The couple owned and operated Triangle Inn Supper Club, Village Square Supper Club and Dreger’s Essen Haus. Bernita enjoyed antiquing, gambling and dancing at the supper clubs they owned. The love of her life was her children, grandchildren and great grandchildren. She will be sadly missed by her family and friends.
Bernita is survived by her children: Rochelle (Jerome) Froh, Janice (Fred Blank) Winter, Paul (Lori) Dreger, Mark Dreger; daughter in heart: Debbie Bay; grandchildren: Lisa (Rich) Gum, Ryan (Neyle) Froh, Abraham Winter, Elizabeth (Aaron) Kirchner, Melissa Winter, Derek (Deann) Dreger, Dana Dreger, Joshua Koyen, Jessica (Logan) Walker; great grandchildren: Maggie, Matt, Landri, Abby, Landon, Brevin, Dallas, Rhett, Mills, Kailyn, Kassidy, Karsen; nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her parents: husband: Marvin “Bud” Dreger; brothers: Sherwood Root, Ellsworth Root and sister: Carmen Wunrow.
Funeral services will be held at 11:30AM on Thursday, December 28, 2017 at Leikness Funeral Home, Wautoma. The family will greet relatives and friends at the funeral home on Thursday from 10AM until the time of services at 11:30AM.