Bernie, age 67, passed away peacefully at his lake home in Big Lake, MN on September 18th, 2019 surrounded by family.
Born in Providence, RI to Bernard and Rita Hancock and raised in Brooklyn Center, MN; Osseo class of 1970. He was a beloved husband, Linda, devoted father, Katie (Brandon), Ben (Renee), Dan (Chelsey) and loving grandfather, Luke, Mady, Gavin, Ian, Gabbi, Abe, Emi. Also survived by his mother, Rita; brothers and sisters, Carole (Lyle) Robinson, John Hancock, George (Peggy) Hancock, Bob (Judy) Hancock, Mary (John) Kroll and Jimmy Swan; 8 nieces and nephews; father and mother-in-law, Warren and Phyllis Nees; sisters-in-law, Paula Nees and Nancy (Terry) DuBois; 2 nephews and many other relatives and friends.
He will be missed by the many that knew and loved him.
Mass of Christian Burial: Saturday, September 28th, 2019 at 11:00am with visitation 2 hours prior at Mary of the Visitation Catholic Church, 440 Lake Street N, Big Lake, MN.