Bernis was born November 16, 1940 in Spokane Washington to Bernard and Vivian Seyl. She
attended Spirit Lake High School graduating in 1958. She lived most of her life in Spokane
where she raised her 3 children (Scott, Aleisha, and Lincoln) and married the love of her life -
Charles Irving Jr. Bernis loved to be with family, friends, and doting on her grandchildren and
great grandchildren. She worked as a caregiver at Interlake hospital in Medical Lake until
retirement. Bernis loved to go on drives to destinations known and unknown. As many know,
she had a beautiful voice and loved to sing. Bernis is survived by her children - Scott and
Lincoln Toliver, her 3 grandchildren, and 3 great grandchildren. She is preceded in death by her
husband Charles and daughter Aleisha. Services to be held at a future date/time. In lieu of
sending flowers, please think of giving to Hospice of Spokane as their support of Bernis was
critical and heartwarming. Other charities that Bernis was passionate about include: Meals on
Wheels; SCRAPS; and the Union Gospel Mission of Spokane.
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