Douglas P. Berns


Douglas Paul Berns, 52, formerly of Garnavillo, passed away on Tuesday, Sept. 3, 2013, in Woodbury, Minn.

Visitation will be at 10:00 a.m. before services at the church.

A prayer service will be held on Saturday, Sept. 14, at 10:30 a.m. at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Garnavillo.

Burial will follow at Garnavillo City Cemetery. Followed by a luncheon at the church.

Doug was born May 1, 1961,  the son of L’Dean Berns and Sharon Berns Baumgarter. Doug graduated from Garnavillo Junior/Senior High School in 1979. He graduated from University of Northern Iowa and worked as a CPA with several firms.

Survivors include his daughter, Lauren and son, Ryan; parents, L’Dean (Bev) Berns and Sharon (Steven) Berns Baumgarter; brothers, Dave (Deb) Berns of Atkins, Dwight (Jolene) of Altoona, and Dan (Janice) Berns of Garnavillo; sisters, Debra Berns of  Sacha, Alaska, and Dawn (Bob) Clinton of Guttenberg; many nieces; nephews; aunts; uncles; great-nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his grandparents.

In lieu of flowers a memorial may be sent to Garnavillo Savings Bank, P.O. Box 100, Garnavillo, IA 52049.

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