Perry R. Bern, age 53, of Storm Lake, Iowa died August 8, at his home in Storm Lake.
Private family services were held. Burial was in the Memorial Gardens Cemetery in Sioux City. The Fratzke & Jensen Funeral Home in Storm Lake was in charge of the arrangements.
Perry R. Bern was born October 4, 1958 in Sioux City. Growing up, he attended school in Sioux City where he graduated from Sioux City East High School in 1978.
Following high school graduation, Perry was united in marriage to Dawn Erickson on February 16, 1978 in Sioux City. Together, they were blessed with two sons, Daniel J. and Darrick R.
Perry was a member of Albatross R.F.C. He was an avid sports fan and enjoyed watching Notre Dame Football and Albatross Rugby. Perry also enjoyed golf. He loved his two sons and treasured spending time with them. He will be deeply missed by all who knew and loved him.
Those left to cherish his memory include his sons: Daniel J. (fiancÚ, Terrin) Bern of Alta; Darrick R. Bern of Levittown, Pa.; grandchildren: Tilman J. Bern and Reagan M. Bern; mother, Donna Bern of Sioux City; brother, Bill Bern of Louisville, Ky.; sisters: Sue (Dwayne) Lebarne of Dublin, Calif.; Ellen Hoyt of Hartford, Conn.; extended family and many friends.
Perry was preceded in death by his father, William Bern; biological mother, Elizabeth Bern; uncle, Edward Bern; and aunt, Mary Bern.