Bernard J. Hester

September 9, 1943 ~ October 28, 2021 (age 78)


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.


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