ELLENSBURG, Wash. — Berniece Lucille Miller Dobson Arcadipane , 93, of Ellensburg, Wash., died March 31, 2011. She was born in Reedpoint, Mont., on July 7, 1917, to Frank and Lucille Miller. She was raised and received her education in Laurel, Mont. She married Omar Dobson in Laurel in 1939. He preceded her in death in 1953. They had two children; Darrell Dobson (Jude Seifker- wife) and Marcia Cloutier (Paul- husband) of Ellensburg, Wash. Berniece has five grandchildren and four great grandchildren.
Following Omar's death she and her children moved to Seattle, Wash., where she married Anthony Arcadipane. He preceded her in death in 2002.
Her twin sister, Beatrice Ricci and her brothers Wallace and Francis also preceded her in death.
Berniece was a wonderful mother and grandmother. She spent her life doing restaurant work, loved her garden, flowers and her pug dogs. She was a great cook and was known for her wonderful pies and doughnuts.
Vigil Services Tuesday, April 5, 7 p.m. at Dahl Funeral Chapel. Funeral Mass Wednesday 10:30 a.m. at St. Anthony's Catholic Church. Interment Laurel Cemetery. Luncheon to follow.