Bernie Burkstrand

Bernerd "Bernie" Burkstrand

Great Falls —Bernerd "Bernie" Burkstrand, 74, of Great Falls, died on Friday, June 28, 2013. A celebration of his life will occur at a later date. Schnider Funeral Home is handling the arrangements.

Bernie was a fantastic cook and a crossword genius.

He is survived by his wife, Mary Ann Burkstrand of Great Falls; his sons Jerre Martin of Great Falls and Lionel Martin of Maine; his daughters Cathy Drost of Great Falls and Terri Lynn Martin of Butte; his brothers Murlyn and Roger (Bobbie) Burkstrand both of Great Falls; his sisters Trudy (Robert) Pulst, Doris (Buster) Wheeler, LuAnn Myre, and Cindy Ramsey all of Great Falls; four grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.

Bernie was preceded in death by his parents; a sister Karen Balsley; and a brother Neil Burkstrand

Condolences for the family may be left at SCHNIDER FUNERAL HOME


Funeral Home

Schnider Funeral Home
1510 13th Street South Great Falls, MT 59405-4501
(406) 727-1368

Published in Great Falls Tribune on July 2, 2013