Adolph Gene Bernhard Jr.

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Adolph Gene Bernhard Jr., 80, of Willow City, died Saturday, April 11, 2020.

A celebration of his life is planned at a later date.

Arrangements were under the direction of Schaetter Funeral Home.

Bernhard was born April 10, 1940, in Fredericksburg, the son of Adolph A. Bernhard and Olga Knopp Bernhard.

He married Kay Foster on Sept. 3, 1961, at First Methodist Church in Fredericksburg. She preceded him in death.

He is survived by two daughters and spouses, Laurie and Russell Kirkscey of Pennsylvania and Susan and Omar Villarreal of Blanco.

Survivors also include four grandchildren; one sister, Yvonne Klaerner of Fredericksburg, and one brother-in-law and spouse, Jim and Frederica Foster of Llano.

In addition to his wife and parents, Bernhard was preceded in death by two sisters and spouses, Anita and Raymond Usener and Olivia and Leonard Lott, and a brother-in-law, Kermit Klaerner.

Memorials may be made to the Willow City Volunteer Fire and Rescue Department, Zion Lutheran Church or the charity of choice.


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