Bernice “Blondie” Skow, daughter of Charlie and Carrie Brodersen, was born January 27, 1910 in Shelby County, Iowa. She attended school in Harlan graduating from high school in 1927. Blondie received her Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Nebraska. Following her graduation from college she taught school in Redfield, Harlan, Emmetsburg and Rolfe.
Blondie was united in marriage to Julius Skow. To this union two children were born.
Blondie died Friday, April 6, 2007 at the Palo Alto County Hospital in Emmetsburg, Iowa at the age of 97. She was preceded in death by her parents, Charlie and Carrie Brodersen; her husband, Julius; her daughter, Kristine Oppedal; and a brother, Victor.
She is survived by her son, Julius Skow of Acworth, New Hampshire; three grandchildren; two great grandchildren; as well as other relatives and many friends.