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Bernard Harold Ortgies

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Bernard was born on April 21, 1935 and passed away on Tuesday, May 7, 2019.

Bernard was a resident of Iowa at the time of passing.

Bernard graduated from Iowa State University with a degree in Civil Engineering.

He took trips to the UNESCO World Heritage Site, the Terracotta Army, and the Forbidden City.

In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations be made to the Bruning Library, Myra Kluck, Librarian, PO Box 250 Bruning, Nebraska 68322 or the Iowa State University Foundation, 2505 University Boulevard, PO Box , Ames, Iowa 50010 Visitation will be Thursday, June 13 from 5-7 pm in Ames, Iowa at the Adams Funeral Home and graveside service with burial will be Friday, June 14 at 10 am at the Ames Municipal Cemetery.