Bernard “Bernie” F. Pfaff


Bernard Franklin Pfaff, age 80, of Princeton, MN, passed away Thursday, August 13, 2015, at Fairview Northland Hospital in Princeton.
Bernie was born on September 28, 1934, in Grey Eagle Township, the son of John and Marguerite (Day) Pfaff. He attended school in Pleasant Valley, Burtrum and graduated from Swanville High School. Bernie was united in marriage to Irene Meyer on November 17, 1956, at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Pierz, MN.
Bernie was a member of Christ Our Light Catholic Parish in Princeton. His family was very important to him, he especially loved his grandchildren.
Bernie enjoyed fishing, dancing, gardening and spending time outdoors. He was a social butterfly and a friend to all who knew him. He will be dearly missed.
Bernie is survived by his wife, Irene of Princeton; children, Daryl (Marsha) of Cambridge, Sharon Nelson of Andover, LeRoy (Lisa) of Princeton and Dean (Teresa) of Princeton; grandchildren, Brian, Natasha, Justin, Noel, Tara, Amy, Jordan, Kara, Tyler, Tristen and Lindsey; great-grandchildren, Aiden, Kalen, Shayla, Kahlaya, Joyce, Anastasia, Kalani, Mahina, Chelsey, Ashlyn, Jaya, Blake, Dwayne, Weston and Ruby; great great-grandchild, Asa; brother, Glen Pfaff; sisters-in-law, Mary Pfaff and Ann Pfaff; along with many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents; infant son, Gary; siblings, Maxine (Tony) Lawrence, Donna (Leonard) Johnson, Harriet (Elmer) Neilsen, Audrey (Mike) Taube, Calvin Pfaff, Norman Pfaff; and sister-in-law, Esther Pfaff.
A Mass Of Christian Burial at11 a.m. on Wednesday, August 19, 2015 at Christ Our Light Catholic Parish – North Campus in Princeton. Visitation on Tuesday, August 18, 2015 from 4-8 p.m. with a prayer service beginning at 7 p.m. at Williams Dingmann Family Funeral Home in Princeton. Visitation will continue one hour prior to the service at the church on Wednesday. Interment in St. Edward's Catholic Cemetery in Princeton.
Arrangements are entrusted to Williams Dingmann Family Funeral Home in Princeton.

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