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Bernard E. "Bernie" Kampsen – Obituary

Name: Bernard E. "Bernie" Kampsen

Age: 61

Born: 10-01-1958

Died: 06-23-2020

Daniel-Anderson Funeral Home, Paynesville, Minnesota

A gathering of family and friends will be held on Thursday, July 2, 2020 from 4:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. at the Daniel-Anderson Funeral Home in Paynesville for Bernard E. “Bernie” Kampsen, age 61, of Lake Henry, who passed away on Tuesday, June 23, 2020 at the St. Cloud V.A. Medical Center in St. Cloud. Burial will be at the Sts. Peter and Paul Parish Cemetery in Elrosa.

Bernard was born on October 1, 1958 to Norbert and Lucille (Loch) Kampsen in Elrosa, Minnesota. He graduated from BBE High School in 1976. Bernie worked for various companies in the area including, working as a Milk Truck Driver, Lake Henry Implement, Joe’s Tree Service and Nahan Printing where he eventually retired. He honorably served his country in the United States Army where he was stationed in Germany from 1976 until 1979.  Bernie was an avid baseball player and fan. He especially enjoyed the Lake Henry Lakers Baseball team, which he managed for a number of seasons. Bernie also played for the Lakers for many years, playing at short stop, first base and occasionally DH on bad days.

Bernie is survived by his sons, Josh (fiancé, Emily Lingl), Adam (Erica), Shane (Brandi) and Jason; nine grandchildren; siblings and their spouses, Roger, Erma, Dennis, Alcuin, Marilyn, Sandra, Janet, and Brenda; brother-in-law, Elmer Von-Wahlde; and many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

He is preceded in death by his parents; son, Michael; sister, Shirley; and nephew, Chris.

In lieu of flowers, memorials are preferred.

Guestbook for Bernard E. "Bernie" Kampsen

Paynesville American Legion
, friend
June 29, 2020, 7:47 pm
Our deepest sympathy to Bernie's family and friends. RIP Bernie.
Jill Paul
June 26, 2020, 6:01 pm
So sorry for your loss. Thoughts and prayers for the family and friends who are hurting.❤️🙏❤️
Della Oyen
, Classmate
June 25, 2020, 11:07 pm
So sorry for your loss. Prayers for comfort and peace during this difficult time.
Karen Goerger
, 1st cousin
June 25, 2020, 10:46 pm
RIP Bernie, you lived your life to the fullest, take care of Uncle Hermie, and cousin Randy
Adam Goerger
, 2nd Cousin
June 25, 2020, 4:13 am
Rest easy Bernie. You will be missed by many. Praying for all of his family.
Erma Bertram
, Sister
June 25, 2020, 3:31 am
You are in a better place now R.I.P. bernard
Dennis H Kampsen
, Brother
June 24, 2020, 9:31 pm
Rest In Peace Bernard
Roger B Kampsen
, Brother
June 23, 2020, 9:53 pm
Good bless. Rest In Peace, brother!

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