Age 78, of Otsego. Passed away in his home on October 28, 2021 surrounded by those he loved, following a valiant 14 year journey with numerous forms of cancer.
He is preceded in death by his parents, Bernard and Dorothy; son, Paul Joseph.
Bernie is survived by his wife of 54 years, Nancy; children, Brian and Lisa (Chris); grandchildren, Joseph, Andrew, Courtney, Megan and Braedon; great-grandson, Isaac; sister, Barb (Neil); nieces, nephews, other family and friends.
Though he is gone, his memory will live on.
A Celebration of Bernie’s life will be at 6:30PM on Friday, November 5, 2021 at Dare’s Funeral Home, 805 Main Street, Elk River, with visitation beginning at 5:00PM.
In lieu of flowers, the family asks that memorials in Bernie’s name be directed to the American Cancer Society.