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Sam Bernard - Thank You for all you did!

By StarTribune, 06/17/17, 7:15PM CDT


Bernard, Samuel Michael born October 20, 1961, age 55, beloved husband and father, left us to go fishing in heaven, June 14, 2017. Survived by loving wife, Colleen (Caliguire) Bernard; son, Matthew and daughter, Becky; parents, Nancy and Samuel Bernard; grandmother, Henrietta Smith; sisters, Michele Lindau, Bernadette(George) Zeller, Gerri Bernard and brother, Fred (Carrie) Bernard; sister-in-law, Barbara Caliguire and brother-in-law, Michael (Annelise) Caliguire and many uncles, aunts, nieces, nephews, great nieces and nephews. Sam was an avid Knoxville racing fan. He enjoyed playing hockey, fishing, watching dirt track racing, hiking, 4-wheeling and golfing with family and friends. Sam was the master of mixed drinks and will be missed dearly by all. In lieu of flowers, please make a donation to Rogers Youth Hockey in Sam's name. RYHA, P.O. Box 35, Rogers, MN 55374. A Gathering will be held on Tuesday, June 20, 2017 from 4-8 PM at Dare's Funeral Home, 805 Main Street, Elk River, MN 55330. Casual attire requested. Arr. Dare's Funeral Home 763-441-1212