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Bernard "Bernie" Jenneman
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Bernard "Bernie" Jenneman

November 27, 2019

Bernard " Bernie" Jenneman, age 71, of Minneapolis, MN, and formerly of Bloomer, WI, died November 27, 2019 in Minneapolis.

Bernie was born in Bloomer, WI, on October 16, 1948, the son of Delmar and Erma (Bowe) Jenneman. Bernie was a long-time truck driver and former dairy farmer. He loved to laugh and spend time with his family and friends and was known for his strong work ethic and generous spirit. He leaves behind many extended family members, great friends and acquaintances that had the pleasure of meeting him on his travels. "BJ" will be missed by many.

He is survived by twin brother, Benjamin Jenneman and youngest brother Fred Jenneman; daughters, Mia Jenneman, Lena Jenneman, and Nora Jenneman (Ryan Seibold), all of Minneapolis, MN; grandchildren, Gabriel Jenneman, Lula Lund, Rainer and Fern Seibold, all of Minneapolis; former spouse, Marie Southworth of Bloomer, WI; and son-in-law, Brian Lund of Minneapolis, MN.

Bernie was preceded in death by parents; brother, Leon Jenneman; and sister, Charlotte Nelson (Sam Nelson).

A prayer service will be held at 3:30 p.m. Thursday, December 5, 2019, at Thompson Funeral Home & Chippewa Valley Cremation Services in Bloomer.  A Celebration of Life will follow from 4-7 p.m. Thursday, also at the funeral home.

Thompson Funeral Home & Chippewa Valley Cremation Services in Bloomer is serving the family. 

Visitation

4-7 p.m. Thursday, December 5, 2019, at Thompson Funeral Home & Chippewa Valley Cremation Services in Bloomer

Service

3:30 p.m. Thursday, December 5, 2019, at Thompson Funeral Home & Chippewa Valley Cremation Services in Bloomer

Condolences

  • Karoline Anderson I know how special Bernie was to his daughters, Mia, Lena and Nora. And a special grandpa to the grandchildren. There was caring and love abound in the Jenneman family. I’m sad about the passing of your dad, your grandfather and your friend.

    December 4 at 7:38pm

  • Carl Flink Dear Jenneman Family:

    On behalf of the UMN dance program and as a long time colleague of Nora, I want to express my heartfelt condolences over the passing of Bernard. Changes like this are never easy, but please know there are many people sending you all positive energy and compassion over your loss.

    Sincerely,
    Carl Flink

    UMN Dance Program Director

    December 2 at 11:52am

  • Kirby and Tina Plummer I'm so sorry for your loss.
    Bernie was such a great person. He will be missed terribly. He was so full of life.

    December 1 at 8:47pm

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