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Bernard Mulder, 80, Waupun

May 26, 2019

Bernard “Bernie” Mulder, 80, Waupun, passed away Friday, May 24, 2019, at his home with family by his side.

Bernie was born Dec. 4, 1938, in Waupun, the son of Bert and Bertha Wiltjer Mulder. On April 17, 1959, Bernie married the love of his life, Bev Vande Berg, at Alto Christian Reformed Church. The couple resided in Waupun all their married lives. Bernie was a farmer his entire life and a jack-of-all-trades. He loved fishing, golfing, carpentry, bowling and traveling to Florida with his wife during the winter months. He was dedicated to church. Bernie was also very competitive during board and card games.

Bernie is survived by his wife of 60 years, Bev; two sons, Keith (Becky) Mulder of Brandon and Joel (Chris) Mulder of Ripon; two daughters, Sheryl (Dave) Yunto of Waupun and Roberta (Dave) Harriff of Skokie, Illinois; five grandchildren, Kayla (Mike Wray) Yunto, Kassie (Jason) De Jager, and Riley, Madeline and Emily Harriff; two great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.

Bernie was preceded in death by two children, Daniel and Cynthia; a brother, Gerald Mulder; and sisters, Helen Neevel, Kathryn Derksen and Clara Mae Flier.

A funeral service will be held Thursday, May 30, at 10:30 a.m. at Bethel Christian Reformed Church in Waupun with the Rev. Jeff Brower officiating. Burial will follow at Alto Cemetery. Friends and relatives may call on the family Wednesday at Werner-Harmsen Funeral Home in Waupun from 4-7 p.m. and Thursday at the church from 9:30 a.m. until the time of service.

Werner-Harmsen Funeral Home of Waupun is serving the family. Please visit our website at www.wernerharmsenfuneralhome.com for information and to send condolences.

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