CORTLAND, Ohio (MyValleyTributes) – Bernhild Marie Lucas, 96, of Cortland, Ohio passed away Thursday, November 2, 2023, at her home.

She was born June 29, 1927, in Frankurt, Germany, a daughter of the late Alfred Zundel and the late Lydia (Wittman) Zundel.

She worked for the United States as an interpreter and secretary and bookkeeper for Alex Cycle Shop.

Bernhild enjoyed playing cards, crocheting, knitting and traveling.

She is survived by her husband, John Lucas of Cortland, Ohio, to whom she was married on November 14, 1953; sons, John C. (Janice) Lucas of Bazetta, Ohio and Jeff (Tammy) Lucas of Waterford, Michigan; sister, Heidi (Gerd) Hempel of Frankfurt, Germany; grandchildren, Jeff (Lisa), Jaclyn (John), Jessica (Cory) and Jeremy and great-grandchildren, Garrett, Harlow, Peyton and Luke.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her sister, Ruth Augeneder.

Services will be held at 7:30 p.m. on Sunday, November 5, 2023, at the Carl W. Hall Funeral Home, where friends may call from 6:00 – 7:30 p.m. prior to services.

A television tribute will air Monday, November 6 at the following approximate times: 5:17 a.m. on WKBN, 8:39 a.m. on FOX, 5:21 p.m. on WYTV and 6:35 p.m. on MyYTV. Video will be posted here the day of airing.