|Birth: ||Nov. 13, 1915|
|Death: ||Aug. 3, 2001|
CROFTON - Bernard C. Ausdemore, 85, died Aug. 3, 2001, at Bloomfield
Good Samaritan Center, Bloomfield.
Wintz Funeral Home, Crofton, in charge of arrangements
Mass of Christian Burial was at St. Rose of Lima Catholic Church,
Crofton, with Rev. Ralph Steffensmeier officiating.
Burial was in St. Rose of Lima Cemetery, Crofton.
Pallbearers were Paul Baumert, Brent Kramer, Kent Kool, Chad Loecker,
Michael Brower, Jeff Kuhlman, Luke Ausdemore and Travis Samuel.
Honorary pallbearers were the Crofton American Legion Post #128.
Bernard was born Nov. 13, 1915, to John and Mary (Grovijohn) Ausdemore in
He married Lorene Marie Kohles June 5, 1943, in Brownwood, Texas.
He grew up in the Crofton area and attended rural school at Fairview
District #95. He graduated from the eighth grade and fulfilled a
lifelong dream of a high school education by earning his GED in 1978 at the age
He served in the U.S. Army from 1941-1945. He fought in the "Battle of the
Bulge" and was commissioned a Second Lieutenant and also received a bronze star.
He farmed southwest of Crofton. He retired in 1989 and moved into Crofton. He
was also employed by the Knox County A.S.C.S. office for many years and was
involved in selling real estate.
He was a member of St. Rose of Lima Catholic Church; a lifetime member of
Crofton American Legion Post #128; and a Charter lifetime member of the Crofton
Lakeview Golf Assn. He served on the Goldenrod Hills Advisory board, on the
Crofton High School Board and several church boards for many
Survivors include his wife, Lorene Ausdemore, Crofton; seven daughters and their
spouses, Joyce and Mel Baumert, Schuyler; Julie Kramer, Crofton; Carol and David
Kloucek, Tabor, S.D.; Mary and Glenn Loecker, Fordyce; Kathie and John Brower,
Geneva; Paulette and Don Kuhlman, Bennet; Diane Samuel, Las Cruces, N.M.; a son
and his wife: Jan and Barb Ausdemore, San Diego, Calif.; 31 granchildren, 15
great-grandchildren; a brother, George Ausdemore, Crofton; and a sister,
Catherine Bockholt, Crofton.
He was preceded in death by his parents; four brothers, John, Otto, Arthur and
Paul; and one grandson.
John H Ausdemore (1877 - 1962)
Mary Ann Grovijahn Ausdemore (1882 - 1972)
Julie Marie Ausdemore Kramer (1946 - 2012)*
John Henry Ausdemore (1909 - 1972)*
Otto Fred Ausdemore (1911 - 1965)*
Arthur Joseph Ausdemore (1913 - 1975)*
Bernard Charles Ausdemore (1915 - 2001)
George F Ausdemore (1920 - 2009)*
Paul Theodore Ausdemore (1922 - 1942)*
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