Bernice Marie Rongholt passed away November 25, 2019, with her family by her side. She was born February 10, 1927 to John B. and Anna K. (Thoreson) Hagen in Banks, North Dakota. She was the twelfth of thirteen children. She met her husband Les Rongholt in Fairview, Montana. They were married November 6,1946, and together they raised two children. They moved to Billings where Bernice did bookkeeping for their business, Rongholt Construction. She was a stoic Norwegian who enjoyed playing the accordian, bird watching, playing cards, and watching her favorite football and basketball teams. She also enjoyed visiting with family and talking over the phone with her brothers, sisters, nieces, and nephews. Bernice is preceded in death by her husband, Les, and son Larry D Rongholt. She is survived by her daughter Cheryl (Curtis) Wilks, grandson Chris Payette, granddaughter Marla (Ken) Martin, great granddaughters Makenna and Stella Martin, and several nieces and nephews. She will be deeply missed. Thank you to St. John’s Untied for your compassion and professionalism. No services will be held. Please give to the charity of your choice.