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Paul Henry Otto Bernhardt, 79
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Paul Henry Otto Bernhardt, 79, of McMinnville died Saturday, Oct. 11 at River Park Hospital. He was born Aug. 28, 1935, in Alma, Wis., and was a graduate of Kansas State University, a retired quality control engineer with Whirlpool, an active member of Christ United Methodist Church, secretary with the local Kiwanis Club, and a former Boy Scout leader. Mr. Bernhardt was preceded in death by parents, Rev. Otto and Esther Passow Bernhardt; stepmother, Thekla Bernhardt; granddaughter, Emma Katherine Bernhardt; and brother-in-law Paul Thompson.Survivors include his wife of 56 years Linda Leila Thompson Bernhardt of McMinnville; children, Daniel (Tami) Bernhardt of Evans, Ga., Steven (Carolyn) Bernhardt, Robert (Amanda) Bernhardt, Jeffrey Bernhardt, and Andrew (Lesley) Bernhardt, all of McMinnville; grandchildren, Kalley, Ethan, Hunter, Lukas, and Eadey Bernhardt, and Zane and Carrie Maxwell, all of McMinnville; brother, David (Marge) Bernhardt of Salt Lake City, Utah; sister, Ruth (Bill) Wood of Portales, N.M., and sister-in-law Virginia Newby of Providence, R.I.; six nieces, one nephew, family members, and friends.Funeral service was held Tuesday in the McMinnville Funeral Home Chapel.