Theodore "Ted" Charles Bernard On August 13, 2013 Theodore "Ted" Charles Bernard III passed away peacefully at UCSF Medical Center while surrounded by his family and friends. Ted was a long time resident of Sonoma County. He was born November 26, 1958 in San Francisco. He lived his life enjoying the things he held dear to his heart: his love for his family, friends, and horses. Ted was known by many as a dear friend and could always put a smile on your face. He had the biggest heart any man could ever have. His children cherish him as their hero and will forever live life through his love. Ted is preceded in death by his caring father Theodore Charles Bernard, and is survived by his loving mother, Gloria Bernard, his brother and partner in crime Tony Bernard, his Aunt Stephanie Sansone, his three children: Kristina Bernard (Erik Black), Robert Bernard, and Lindsay Bernard, his beloved partner Teal Bottini and her children, Christopher Bottini and Nicole Bottini, his niece Dominica Bernard, and nephew Anthony Bernard. A vigil will be held on Friday, August 23, 2013 at 7:00 PM at St. Isabella's Church, 1 Trinity Way in San Rafael. Services will be held to honor and celebrate the life of Ted Bernard on Saturday, August 24, 2013 at St. Isabella's Church, 1 Trinity Way in San Rafael at 11:00 AM with a reception directly following at Ted's Ranch, 379 Palm Ave Penngrove CA 94951. Ted's burial will take place Monday, August 26, 2013 at Mount Olivet Cemetery, 270 Los Ranchitos Road in San Rafael at 11:30 AM. In lieu of flowers, please make all donations to the
. Keaton's Mortuary entrusted with the arrangements.
Published in Marin Independent Journal from Aug. 17 to Aug. 21, 2013