Bernard M. “Bernie” Burger, 88, Jasper

Bernard BurgerBernard M. “Bernie” Burger, 88, of Jasper, died Tuesday (June 13) at Cathedral Health in  Jasper. He was born in Jasper July 6, 1928, to Fidelis and Clara (Prechtel) Burger. He
married Doris Mathias May 10, 1955, at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Loogootee. She died August 30, 2001.

Berrnie retired from Jasper Cabinet Company where he worked for many years. He was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church in Jasper, the Jasper Knights of Columbus,  the Jasper Moose, Jasper Outdoor Recreation, and the Ireland Sportsman Club. He enjoyed golf and playing cards.

He is survived by one son, Gerard Burger and wife Tracy, Jasper; one daughter, Bonnie Pinney and husband Jeff, Patoka;  seven grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.


In addition to his parents and wife he was preceded in death by one son, Garland Joseph Burger; two sisters, Edwina Begle and Virginia Burger; and one brother, Edwin

Friends may call from 2-8 p.m. Thursday at the Becher-Kluesner Downtown
Chapel in Jasper. Memorial contributions may be made to St. Joseph Church, Southern Care Hospice, or to a favorite charity. Online condolences may be made at A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11 a.m. Friday at St. Joseph Church with burial following in Fairview Cemetery.

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