Bernadita "Berna" Griego, 86, passed away on Wednesday, Feb. 25, 2015.She is survived by her husband, Albino Griego; brothers and sisters, Joe Romero (Mabel), Gloria Ledger (Ernie), Tilly Cruz (Ed), Arabella Clouthier (Adolf), and Diane Urioste (Charlie); children, Walter, Joseph, Doris (Richard), James, Dennis (Lillian), Floyd (Lisa), Elizabeth, Lorena, Libby (Larry), Evelyn, Roxanne, Derrick (Tanya); 36 grandchildren, and numerous great-grandchildren.She is preceded in death by her parents, Eusebio Romero and Dora Archuleta; brothers, John and Margarito Romero, and daughter, Elca Griego-Chavez.She was born on July 3,1928 and was a lifelong resident of Guadalupita. Berna was a devoted member of the Catholic Church, where she married Albino in 1945. She was also a member of The Legion of Mary. She was a loving wife of 69 years and a mother of 12 children, and cared for many others in her family.Funeral services for Berna will be held on Saturday at St. Gertrude Catholic Church as follows: Rosary will be recited at 9 a.m., followed by celebration of the Funeral Mass by Father Paul Grala, SOLT at 10 a.m. Burial services will follow at the Guadalupita Cemetery. Serving as pallbearers will be: Derrick Griego, Albino Griego, Castillo Griego, Anthony Griego, Joshua Casias, and honorary pallbearer is Kaicie Chavez.Online condolences can be made at www.nelsonfuneralhomelv.com.
Funeral arrangements for Berna have been entrusted to Nelson Funeral Home; 801 Douglas Avenue, Las Vegas; 425-6551.