MORGAN – Bernard Simonsen, 92, of Morgan, formerly of Fairfax, died Wednesday, April 2, 2014 at Seasons in Redwood Falls.
Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:30 a.m. Monday, April 7, at St. Andrew’s Catholic Church in Fairfax. Burial, with military honors following in the church cemetery.
Visitation will be 4-7 p.m.Sunday, with rosary and prayer service at 3:30 p.m., all at Nelson-Martin Funeral Home in Redwood Falls. Visitation will continue on Monday from 9 to 10 a.m. at the church prior to Mass.
Bernard Lowell Simonsen was born Sept. 10, 1921, in Sleepy Eye to Lars Peter and Rose Mary (Matter) Simonsen.
He is survived by his wife Ruth of Redwood Falls; children Cecelia Shipp of Laramie, Wyo., Delores Hoffman of Harrison, Idaho, Paul Simonsen of Fairfax, Gerald Simonsen of San Diego, Calif., and Tom Simonsen of North Mankato; step-children Tom Green of Morgan, Jill Pistulka of Burnsville, Laure Green of Richfield, Kris Green of Eagle River, Alaska, and Kathy (Mark) Thompson of Burnsville; 11 grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren; 17 step-grandchildren; 22 step-great-grandchildren; and a brother Clarence Simonsen of Marshall.