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Bernhardt Herbert Deering 1901-1963


Posted By: Merllene Andre Bendixen (email)
Date: 11/10/2012 at 01:20:05

Deering Funeral to be Tuesday
Bernhard [Bernhardt] Herbert Deering, 62, of Estherville, died unexpectedly when he was stricken with a heart attack at 10:25 Saturday [November 9, 1963] morning while hunting six miles northeast of Spirit Lake. Deering was rushed to Dickinson County Memorial Hospital but was dead on arrival.

Funeral services will be Tuesday at 2 p.m. in St. Johnís Church at Dunnell with the Rev. William W. Pudell officiating. Family services are Tuesday morning at 10:30 in the Reese Funeral Home Chapel.

Mr. Deering was born March 19, 1901 in Martin county, Minn., the son of Mr. and Mrs. Frank Deering. He received his education in the Lake Fremont township schools. On March 16, 1927, he was wed to Alma Thompson in Dunnell where they lived until 1954 when they moved to Estherville.

He had been engaged in farming in Lake Freemont township, Minn., for 28 years before moving to Estherville where Mr. Deering was employed with the Peoples Natural Gas and for John Morrell & Co. until his retirement in 1960.

Mr. Deering was a lifetime member of St. Johnís Lutheran Church of Dunnell. His survivors are his widow, Alma; three brothers, George of Reeder, N.D.; Reuben of Trimont, Minn.; Walter of Dunnell and three sisters, Mrs. Hubert Fisher of Owatonna, Minn.; Mrs. Lewis Peterson of Dunnell; Mrs. Walter Applequist of Dunnell. Two sisters preceded him in death.

Friends may call at the Reese Funeral Home today and until 10:30 Tuesday when the body will be taken to the church to lie in state until time of services. The casket will not be opened after the services. Burial will be in Eastside Cemetery. (Estherville Daily News, Estherville, IA, November 11, 1963)


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