Bernard “Bernie” James Kadolph, 91

Bernard James Kadolph, 91, of Story City, died September 9, 2019, at Accura Healthcare of Ames. Funeral mass will be Friday at 10:00 a.m. at St. Peter and Paul Catholic Church in rural Gilbert. Burial will be at 1 p.m. at Jackson Township Cemetery near Owasa. Visitation will be Thursday from 5 to 7 at St. Peter and Paul Catholic Church with a prayer service at 6:30.

Bernie was born on December 6, 1927, in Eldora, Iowa, to Albert and Lela (Fuller) Kadolph. He married Beverly McWherter on January 29, 1945. She passed away May 17, 2003. Bernie moved to Story City shortly after his wife died and was a member of St. Peter and Paul Catholic Church and the Knights of Columbus. He enjoyed fishing, spending his winters in Texas and summers at French Lake in Faribault, MN.

Bernie is survived by his three sons: James (JoAnn), of Eldora, Russell (Vicky), of Hiawatha, and Timothy (Renae), of Story City; seven grandchildren; 21 great grandchildren; three great-great grandchildren; two brothers, Larry (Grace) and Ronald, both of Eldora and a sister, Rita (Darrell), of Iowa Falls.

He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Beverly; a great-great grandson, Warren James Zieser; a brother, Albert Eugene and a sister, Mary Lou Harman.

Memorials may be made to St. Peter and Paul Catholic Church or Homeward Hospice.

Soderstrum Funeral Home entrusted with arrangements.