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Gene Howard Bernhart

Gene Howard Bernhart

Male 1948 - 2012

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  • Name  Gene Howard Bernhart  [1
    Born  26 Sep 1948  Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender  Male 
    Residence  Feb 1964  Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Residence  Jul 1996  Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Died  19 Apr 2012  Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Obituary  21 Apr 2012  Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    The Hawk Eye 
    • Gene Howard Bernhart, 63, of Burlington died 3:50 a.m. Thursday, April 19, 2012, at his home.

      Born September 26, 1948, in Burlington, he was the son of Glen Howard and Marjorie Marshall Bernhart. On November 7, 1969, he married Doris Bowman in Burlington. She died November 8, 2000.

      Mr. Bernhart worked as a security guard on Line A at Iowa Army Ammunition Plant. He then worked for U.S. Gypsum. In later years, he owned and operated a cab company. He eventually returned to the Iowa Army Ammunition Plant from 2001 until 2004. He served in the Navy during the Vietnam War.

      He enjoyed gambling, playing bingo with his wife and driving for the cab company. He also enjoyed going to the movies on Saturdays. He was a people person and was true to his word.

      Survivors include two daughters, Roxan Garrett and Cindy Bragg, both of Burlington; one son, Keven Bernhart of Burlington; 12 grandchildren; one great-grandchild; four sisters, Sonda Blanco and Judy Huntington, both of Burlington, Bonnie Henderson of West Burlington and Janet Murphy of Texas; two brothers, Terry Bernhart and Jim Bernhart, both of Burlington; and nieces and nephews.

      He was preceded in death by his wife, parents, and one son in infancy.

      Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday in Lunning Chapel, where family will receive friends.

      The funeral service for Mr. Bernhart will be at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday in Lunning Chapel, with the Reverend Terry Vance officiating. Burial will be in Aspen Grove Cemetery. The Burlington Area Veterans Honor Guard will conduct military rites. The family will receive friends from 6:00 until 8:00 p.m. Monday, April 23rd in Lunning Chapel.

      A memorial has been established for the family.
    Buried  24 Apr 2012  Aspen Grove Cemetery, Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Person ID  I9716  All Families
    Last Modified  8 Mar 2014 

    Father  Glen Howard Bernhart,   b. 24 Jan 1916, Huron Township, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Feb 1964, Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  Marjorie Blanche Marshall,   b. 13 Nov 1925, Mediapolis, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Jul 1996, Burlington Medical Center, Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  25 Nov 1944  Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 5
    Family ID  F3465  Group Sheet

    Family  Doris Jean Bowman,   b. 12 Jul 1951, Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Nov 2000, Genesis East Medical Center, Davenport, Scott County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  7 Nov 1969  Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 5, 6
    Children 
    >1. Roxan Marie Bernhart
    >2. Cindy Sue Bernhart
     3. Kevin Howard Bernhart
     4. (Infant Son - 47010) Bernhart,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified  21 Jan 2014 
    Family ID  F3479  Group Sheet

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    Gene Howard Bernhart
    Gene Howard Bernhart
    Gene died April 19, 2012, in Burlington, Iowa, where he was born in September 1948. He was a son of Glen and Marjorie (Marshall) Bernhart; and a husband of Doris Jean Bowman.

  • Sources 
    1. [S787] Begey, Kathy Rae (Poggemiller) (Reliability: 4).

    2. [S1736] Bernhart, Gene Howard - Obituary, (originally published in the online edition of The Hawk Eye, April 21, 2012; Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa) (Reliability: 3).

    3. [S1728] Bernhart, Glen Howard - Obituary, (originally published in The Burlington Hawk-Eye, page 23, February 5, 1964; Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa) (Reliability: 3).

    4. [S1729] Bernhart, Marjorie Blanche (Marshall) - Obituary, (originally published in The Hawk Eye, page 11A, Wednesday, July 24, 1996; Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa) (Reliability: 3).

    5. [S787] Begey, Kathy Rae (Poggemiller) (Reliability: 3).

    6. [S1735] Bernhart, Doris Jean (Bowman) - Obituary, (originally published in the online edition of The Hawk Eye, Friday, November 10, 2000; Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa) (Reliability: 3).