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Bernard Hugh "Bernie" Kampschroer


1938 - 2014 Notice Condolences
Bernard Hugh "Bernie" Kampschroer Notice
Kampschroer, Bernard Hugh "Bernie" Passed away on Saturday, August 30, 2014, from complications of Parkinson's Disease. Born January 8, 1938, LaCrosse, Wisconsin to Lillian and Bernard Kampschroer. Preceded in death by parents and sister Kathleen. Marriage to Janice Engelien December 19, 1959. They have four children Gregory (Sandra) , Grayson (Sara), Daniel (Chris Ann) and Jane (Alen). Eight grandchildren Quinn, Shea, Benjamin, Erika, Sydney, Addyson, Megan and Rebekah, brothers Roger (Mary) and David (Barbara), sisters Reata, Mary Lou (David) and Pamela (Mark), sister-in-law Beatrice Larson. Further survived by many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Bernard graduated from LaCrosse Central High School, LaCrosse, WI in 1955. Served three years in the United States Navy, stationed at Sangley Point Manila, Philippines, as a tower control operator and also played tennis on the United States Navy team. He completed his premed undergraduate at the University State College, LaCrosse, WI. Graduated from medical school at the University of Wisconsin-Madison as the class President, 1967. Went on to serve his internship at San Joaquin County Hospital, Stockton, California. Obtained a three year residency at St. Joseph's Hospital Milwaukee, WI. Became Board Certified in Diagnostic Radiology. Bernard joined the medical staff at St. Joseph's Hospital in 1971, where he served on numerous committees and assigned appointments. He was chairman of the Medical House Staff Committee. Chairman of the Department of Radiology. Program Director of the Diagnostic Radiology Residency Program at St. Joseph's Hospital. Associate Clinical Professor at the Medical College of Wisconsin. Vice President of the Medical Staff. President elect of the Medical Staff. Bernard was active in the following societies: Milwaukee Roentgen Ray Society, American College of Radiology, American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine, American Medical Resonance Imaging, President of the Wisconsin Radiologic Society, President of the Wisconsin Medical Alumni Association, Chairman of Milwaukee County United Way Professional Division, Senior Member of American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine. Received a degree of fellowship from the American College of Radiology. Bernard retired in 1997 and moved to The Villages, Lady Lake, Florida, where he was a Catholic member of St. Timothy Catholic Church. Janice and Bernard moved back to Wisconsin in February 2014. Bernard enjoyed flying his airplane, boating on the Mississippi River, golfing, bowling, skiing and especially dancing with his wife Janice, which they did often in Florida. Their special song was "Could I Have this Dance for the Rest of My Life". Memorials to the University of Wisconsin Waisman Center for their research in Parkinson's Disease or a memorial of one's choice. Visitation at WISCONSIN MEMORIAL PARK, 13235 W. Capitol Dr., Brookfield, WI 53005, in Chapel of the Chimes, Saturday, September 6, 2014, from 10:00 - 11:00 AM. Memorial service to begin at 11:00 AM. Burial to follow.
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Published in Milwaukee Journal Sentinel on Sept. 3, 2014
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