Bernard VanSloten

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“Sorry to hear of Bernie's passing . Sending heartfelt sympathy and prayers . ”
1 of 3 | Posted by: Howard & Nancy Boeve - Brimley, MI

“Bernie,Legendary, fished his shanty used his fishing gear, new his way around the ice like the back of his hand. Raised a great caring and giving...Read More »
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“Not enough kind words can be said to describe "Bernie". He was a man that will never be forgotten and will forever be missed. To the wonderful...Read More »
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Bernard was born on December 12, 1948 and passed away on Saturday, November 3, 2018.

Bernard was a resident of Rudyard, Michigan at the time of passing.

On February 11, 1967, Bernie married his high school sweetheart, Chris (Ehle), and graduated from Rudyard High School in May.

Following graduation, Bernie worked in the construction and concrete business for many years, before working as a civilian mechanic for the US Coast Guard in Sault Ste. Marie for over 25 years.

Visitation will be held at St. James Lutheran Church in Rudyard on Wednesday, November 7 from 6:00-8:00 pm and on Thursday, November 8 from Noon-1:00 pm. The memorial service will follow at 1:00 pm. Finally, there will be a luncheon at the Town Hall after the memorial service.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be left to the Rudyard Township Parks (Baseball/Softball fields) or Hospice of the EUP.