Harold Bern

Born in Sioux City, IA
Born on Jun 2, 1924
Departed on Sep 9, 2018

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Harold Bern, 94, died Sunday September 9, 2018.  He was born June 2, 1924 in Sioux City to Henry and Hilda Eisner Bern.  He graduated from East High School and Iowa State University.  He served in WWII and the Korean conflict.  He married Jean Rachut in 1949 in Burt, Iowa.

He worked for Iowa Electric Light and Power Company, first in Marshalltown, Iowa and then in 1955 in Cedar Rapids, retiring after 38 years.  He then worked part time at Bethany Lutheran Church.  He was very active in his church, St. Luke’s Hospice and many other organizations.  He and Jean spent many winters in Arizona.  He enjoyed golf, winemaking, woodworking, and fishing.

He is survived by his daughters, Cyndi Scott, Cedar Rapids and Chelain (Marc) Stocker, Flagstaff, Arizona; granddaughters Amanda (Matt) Millhollin, Peoria, IL, Ashley (Jeremy) Markisohn, Winter Garden, FL and Alaina Stocker, Seattle, WA; great-grandchildren Brooklyn and Easton Millhollin and Ellery and Gabriel Markisohn; and brother Art (Joyce) Bern, Grass Valley, CA.

He was preceded in death by his wife, daughter Cherolyn and his sister Esther.

Memorial services will be held October 8th at Bethany Lutheran Church at 11:00 AM.  Memorials may be directed to the church.