Marlin Henry Bernard, 86, passed away on Thursday, October 24, 2019 at his home, with his wife, Pat, at his side, in Osborne, KS. He was born January 1, 1933 to Henry Adam & Lucille (Louch) Bernard at their home in Hiawatha, NE. There he attended country school until the 8th grade. After the 8th grade he worked on the family farm with his dad.
Marlin met Patricia (Pat) Maranville while helping his cousin (on a date with Pat) dig his car out of the snow. Marlin gave her a ride home and soon they were married on January 6, 1952. To this union, 4 sons were born. Marlin & Pat shared 67 wonderful years together.
Marlin was a loyal husband, wonderful father & a good provider for his family. He ws very involved in all of his son's activities including being a Scout Master for the Boy Scouts. As the boys grew, he was also a Methodist Youth Sponsor. His passions included breaking & training horses as well as spending time with family and friends.
Marlin was preceded in death by his parents and one sister, Maxine Reynolds.
Marlin is survived by his wife, Pat; 4 sons: Kenny (Dani Jo) of Kanopolis, KS; Larry (Julie) of Russell, KS; Danny (Deborah) also of Russell, KS; Kelly of Ellsworth, KS; 7 grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren; 2 sisters: LaVeta Howard and Arlene Sharp.
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