Norbert Bernard Bernskoetter, 94, of Wardsville, passed away Saturday, December 21, 2019, at Westphalia Hills.
He was born July 19, 1925, in Taos, Missouri, the son of the late Linus Bernard and Lidwina (Wolken) Bernskoetter.
Norbert served his country in the United States Army during World War II.
He was united in marriage on April 21, 1951, at St. Stanislaus Catholic Church in Wardsville to Nadine Rose Stegeman who preceded him in death on July 29, 2015
Norbert worked on the family farm following his school years. After his honorable discharge from the US Army, he worked for International Shoe Factory and for Delong’s Inc. as a Foreman for over 40 years.
He was a member of St. Stanislaus Catholic Church, Wardsville/Osage Bend Knights of Columbus, American Legion Post 5, Fraternal Order of Eagle’s Arie 2693, and the Wardsville Lion’s Club. Norbert was a volunteer with the Taos/Wardsville Volunteer Fire Department.
Survivors include four children, Marvin (Shirley) Bernskoetter, Wardsville; Leroy (Dana) Bernskoetter, Jefferson City; Daryl (Cindy) Bernskoetter, Springfield, MO; Marlene (Rich) Dorge, Taos; ten grandchildren, John (Laurie) Bernskoetter, Laura (Adam) Schwindel, James (Madelyn) Bernskoetter, Tom Bernskoetter, Jackie Oden, Grace (Adam) St. Peter, Olivia Bernskoetter, Brandon (Alison) Dorge, Maggie Dorge, Amy Dorge; seven great-grandchildren, three siblings, Agnes Brondel, Wardsville; Lucille Bernskoetter, Wardsville; John Bernskoetter, Jefferson City; and two sisters-in-law, Charlene Bernskoetter, Jefferson City; and Betty Bernskoetter, Wardsville.
He was a preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Nadine Bernskoetter; one sister, Catherine (Bobbie) Martin; and two brothers, Albert and Paul Bernskoetter.
Visitation will be 4-7 p.m. Thursday, December 26, 2019, at Dulle-Trimble Funeral Home with a prayer service at 3:30 p.m.
Mass of Christian Burial will be 10 a.m. Friday, at St. Stanislaus Catholic Church in Wardsville, with the Rev. I.C. Medina officiating.
Burial with military honors will be in St. Stanislaus Catholic Cemetery.
Memorials are suggested to St. Stanislaus Catholic Church, 6418 Route W., Wardsville, MO 65101.
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