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Robert "Bob" Bernhardt

Wednesday, December 20th, 1933 - Wednesday, June 24th, 2020
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Obituary

Robert “Bob” Leroy Bernhardt , 86, of Scottsbluff, passed away on Wednesday, June 24th, 2020 at the Western Nebraska Veteran’s Home, comforted by family.

Visitation will take place on Tuesday, June 30 from 4-7 P.M. at Bridgman Funeral Home. A Memorial service will be held at 11:00 A.M. on July 1, 2020, at Bridgman Funeral Home, with pastor Richard Reisig officiating. Interment will take place at Fairview Cemetery the following Monday, July 6th, at 10:00 A.M. with full military honors.

Robert was born December 20th, 1933 in Scottsbluff, Nebraska to Fred and Amelia Bernhardt. He married Marlene Weiss on July 30th, 1955 in Scottsbluff, Nebraska. To this union, six children were born: James, Susan, Barbara Jo, Robin, Justin and Jason.

Robert served two years overseas in the United States Army. After coming home from the service, he operated a concrete ditch company until he began working for Western Sugar in 1971, retiring in 1994.

His interests included stock car racing, wrestling, gambling, fishing, and camping.

He was proceeded in death by his loving wife, Marlene Bernhardt; his precious daughter, Susan Kay Bernhardt; other family members, including his parents and other siblings.

Robert is survived by his brother Donald Bernhardt; sister Patricia Keahey; sons James Bernhardt, Justin (Deb) Bernhardt, and Jason(Lisa VanWinkle) Bernhardt; daughters Barbara Jo Schillereff and Robin (Eric) Hennings; grandchildren, Marc Hennings, Kimberly Hartman, Amber Krebs, Whisper Lopez, and Grayson Bernhardt; and his great grand-children, Carson Stroud, Monty (Paxton) Krebs, Hezekiah Hartman and Tyler Lopez.
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Tuesday, June 30th, 2020 | 4:00pm - 7:00pm
    When
    Tuesday, June 30th, 2020 4:00pm - 7:00pm
    Location
    Bridgman Funeral Home
    Address
    2104 Broadway
    SCOTTSBLUFF, NE 69361
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  • Service

    Wednesday, July 1st, 2020 | 11:00am
    When
    Wednesday, July 1st, 2020 11:00am
    Location
    Bridgman Funeral Home
    Address
    2104 Broadway
    SCOTTSBLUFF, NE 69361
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    Officiant
    Pastor Rick Reisig
  • Reception

    Location
    Pioneer Park
    Address
    E 27th and Broadway
    SCOTTSBLUFF, NE 69361
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John Brehm

Posted at 12:20pm
On behalf of the Veterans of Foreign Wars Auxiliary we are very sorry for your loss. We enjoyed your father when we held bingo at the Veterans home. You are in our prayers.
John Brehm III
VFW Auxiliary President
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Gena Schillereff

Posted at 10:54am
we love and will miss you grandpa BOB Gena Estella Elicia Evita Emma Eva
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