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Bernard ‘Bernie’ William Musty


Fri, Apr 5th, 2013
Posted in Chatfield Obituaries

Bernard ‘Bernie’

William Musty

Bernard ‘Bernie’ William Musty, 91, of Chatfield, Minn. died April 2, 2013, at the Chosen Valley Care Center in Chatfield.

Bernie was born July 28, 1921, in Mazeppa, Minn. to Hubert and Elizabeth (Hinds) Musty. He attended school through the 8th grade. On Sept. 26, 1945, he married Dorthelda Meyer in Mazeppa. Bernie worked for several farmers in the Mazeppa and Zumbro Falls, Minn. area. The couple moved to Chatfield in 1951. Bernie worked for the Minnesota Highway Department, where he was a maintenance worker. After retirement he worked for Griffin Construction for several years.

He was a member of the Eagles Club, the highway union, and St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Chatfield.

He loved to do yard work, garden; his produce was shared with many. He and Dorthelda wintered in Florida where they made many new friends. Bernie especially loved his grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

He is survived by his wife, Dorthelda of Chatfield; one daughter, Louise (Ray) McCready of Cherry Grove, Minn.; four grandchildren; two step-grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; and two step-great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by two sons, James and Michael; two brothers; and one sister.

A funeral service was held Friday, April 5, at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Chatfield, with Father Patrick Arens officiating. Burial was in Saints Peter and Paul Catholic Cemetery in Mazeppa.

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