Randell 'Randy' Bernardy
Mass of Christian Burial for Randell “Randy” Bernardy, 90, of Minneota, will take place at 2:00 p.m. on Wednesday, January 20, 2021, at St. Edward Catholic Church in Minneota. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service at the church. Interment with military rites will follow the service at St. Edward Catholic Cemetery. A recording of the service will be available at www.horvathfuneralservice.com. Masks are required at all indoor events and social distancing guidelines will be followed at all times. Military honors provided by U.S. American Legion Post 199 of Minneota.
Randell Roy “Randy” Bernardy was born on December 29, 1930, in Minneota, MN, to John and Wilhimina “Minnie” (Goslar) Bernardy. He grew up and attended school in Minneota. On April 15, 1952, he was united in marriage to Mary Darlene Craig at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Tracy. Randy served in the U.S. Army from 1952 – 1960. He worked as a “Culligan Man”, a milkman for Terrace Park (we always had ice cream) and PPG. He enjoyed jigsaw puzzles and playing solitaire. He was very meticulous with his yard work and the care of his rose bushes. He and Mom enjoyed day trips around the Midwest. He was a member of St. Edward Catholic Church and the Minneota American Legion.
For the last 2 years, Randy had been living at the Minneota Manor.
Randy passed away on Thursday, January 14, 2021, at the Avera Queen of Peace Hospital in Mitchell, SD. He is survived by his wife, Mary Darlene, of Minneota, children Jeff (and Joyce) Bernardy of Apache, OK, Jim (and Cheryl) Bernardy of Ankeny, IA, Doug (and Gina) Bernardy of Mt. Zion, IL, Scott Bernardy of Minneota, 10 grandchildren, numerous great-grandchildren, sister Barbara Sumerfelt, sisters-in-law Mary Hoeniger and Jackie Craig and brother-in-law Bill (and Carole) Craig. He was preceded in death by his parents, daughter Jeanne Bernardy, daughter-in- law Cathy Bernardy and six brothers, Bernard, Ordell, Clarence, Melvin, Leonard, Gayle “Bud”, mother and father-in-law Lawrence and Catherine Craig, brothers-in-law Merlin Craig, Larry and Shirley Craig and John Hoeniger.
Memorials preferred to St. Edward Catholic Church.