Akkerman-Ingebrand • Mora, MN

Rock-Ingebrand • Braham, MN

Mora, MN • 320-679-1933

Braham, MN • 320-396-2121


B. Colliander webBerneice Colliander of Mora, died on Sunday, Oct. 26, 2014 at Abbott-Northwestern Hospital in Minneapolis.  She was 86 years old.

MEMORIAL SERVICE will be held at 12:00 pm. on Friday, October 31, 2014 at the Akkerman Ingebrand Chapel in Mora with Rev. Bob DeYoung officiating.

MEMORIAL VISITATION will be held 1 hour prior to the service.

INURNMENT will be in the Oakwood Cemetery in Mora.

Berneice Joyce Colliander of Mora died on Sunday, Oct. 26, 2014 at Abbott Hospital in Minneapolis from a stroke. She was 86 years old.

She was born in Moose Lake on June 7, 1928 to Carl and Joyce Meyer.

She was united in marriage to Ervin I. Ostman and they had two sons, Lonnie and Kevin. They had a grocery store in Crystal. They then started building homes in Ostman’s Fair Oaks, Blaine. Semi-retired they moved to Mora where she worked for Peoples National Bank as a bookkeeper. When she completely retired, they built a home along the Snake River, where she enjoyed feeding the birds and watching the wildlife.
Her husband died in 1975 and later she married Durriel Colliander and they enjoyed traveling. After he passed away, she met Wally Lind and they enjoyed each other’s company. She was living at Pine Crest Apartments in Mora at the time of her death.
She is survived by sons, Lonnie I. Ostman of Prescott, Ariz. and Kevin J. (Diane) Ostman of Braham; granchildren, Nicholas S. Ostman of Blaine, Mathew B. (Jeneanne) Ostman of Blaine, Allison R. (Ostman) (Dan) Londgren of Braham, Zebulon E. Ostman (friend, Anne) of Sauk Rapids; great-granchildren, Carsyn J. Londgren, David M. Londgren and Brooke L. Londgren; and companion, Wally Lind.

Visitation and memorial service at 11 a.m. Friday, Oct. 31, 2014 at Akkerman-Ingebrand Funeral Home of Mora. Robert DeYoung will officiate.
Burial at  Oakwood Cemetery, Mora.



  1. We are so sorry for your loss. We thought a lot of Berneice. Our hearts and prayers are with you guys.

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