Ronald Bernard

Ronald L. Bernard, 63, formerly of Longmont passed away May 12, 2013 at Pathway Hospice at McKee Medical Center in Loveland CO. He was born April 8, 1950 in Pueblo, Colorado to Edward and Ella (Lewis) Bernard, now deceased. Ron was a 1968 graduate of East High School in Pueblo, CO and then from CU Boulder. He moved to Longmont after his graduation from CU. Ron married Deborah Barrett in 1973, they later divorced, and Ron married Kathleen Sluyter on November 24, 1979. Ron worked for Safeway, retiring in 2008 after forty two years. He was a member of the Red Dale Wagon Train camping club. Ron enjoyed his family, he coached his children and many other kids in basketball, baseball and football from kindergarten to Jr High when they entered the school sports program. Ron is survived by his wife Kathy, four sons; Evan Bernard (Erica), Dan Bernard (Laurel), Mike Bernard (Debbie), Derek Bernard (Anne), a sister Sandy Armstrong (Mike), ten grandchildren; Alden, Zach, Zeb, Courtney, Gavin, Klayton, Mason, Dakota, Amber, and Maylin. Also survived by other family and friends. Memorial service will be 11 AM Saturday May 18, 2013 at Ahlberg Funeral Chapel 326 Terry St. Longmont, CO, with Fellowship to follow at Longmont Elks Lodge #1055. In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to , 2255 S. Oneida St. Denver, CO 80224. Cremation Ahlberg Funeral Chapel and Crematory. Share condolences at

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Published in Longmont Times-Call on May 15, 2013