Bernice Shannon, 78, McClusky, ND

Funeral Services will be Saturday November 4, 2023 at 1:00 P.M. at the Fairview Alliance Church in Fairview, MT with Pastor Sam Samuelson officiating. Coffee and bars will be served after the service for a time a fellowship and sharing. Bernice will be laid to rest at Lone Butte Cemetery in Richland County, MT. Fulkerson Stevenson Funeral Home of Sidney, MT is assisting the family. Remembrances, condolences, and pictures may be shared with the family at

Bernice Shannon, 78 peacefully passed away on Friday October 27, 2023 at the Sunset Drive Nursing Home in Mandan, ND.

Bernice Lorraine Shannon, "Teta," was born on February 20, 1945 to Kenneth and Ella Thomas in Williston, North Dakota. She was one of six daughters. She was raised on the family farm northeast of Watford City, North Dakota and attended Rocky Glenn School.

Teta married Dick Moore in 1961, and they had three sons and a daughter.

In 1989, Teta married the love of her life, David Henry Shannon. She often referred to him as Henry the VIII. He was her King and he treated her like a queen. He adored her. Life in their kingdom was full of fishing, playing bingo, going to yard sales, an occasional trip to the casino, and self-sacrifice. She loved to sew and do crafts, and made gifts for everyone. Her heart was made of gold and she always put her family and others before herself.

She leaves behind her husband, Dave; sons Tim, Jeff (Karyn), and Monte; daughter Monta (Russell Biddle); sisters Jackie (Kevin Sullivan), Frances Falkenhagen, and Jeanie Thorgramson; grandchildren Dustin (Nikki), Dylan (Laken), Chad (Devan), Shayla, Derrick, Jeremy, Kourtney, Trevor (Abbey), Ashley, Jessi, and 19 great-grandchildren. Also surviving her is a large number of extended family, whom she loved.

She was preceded in death by her parents Kenneth and Ella; infant son Dickey Lee Moore, Jr .; and two sisters, Loretta Thompson and Joan Sivertson.


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