Bernadette "B." CummingsBernadette “B.” Cummings, 94, died Friday, April 12, 2013, in Palliative Care at Sanford Health, Fargo, ND.
Bernadette “B.” Margaret Lein was born on March 30, 1919, in Perham, MN to Alois and Amelia (Foerstner) Lein. She grew up in Perham, and graduated from Perham High School. B. married Joseph Cummings on May 30, 1941, in Perham, MN. During WWII, B. and Joe were located in various cities across the U.S. While in Chicago, B. worked for Mars Candy Company, hand-wrapping Snicker bars. During this time, she also worked for the government typing confidential documents. After the war, B. and Joe moved back to Perham. They eventually moved to Moorhead, MN. Together they had six children.