Kurt passed away on Tuesday, December 4, 2018 at Bethany on University in Fargo, surrounded by his family, after being diagnosed with cancer in early October.
Kurt Allen Bernstein was born on July 27, 1965 in Fargo, the son of Russell and Donna (Olson) Bernstein. He grew up in Fargo and graduated from Fargo North High School in 1983. He then attended North Dakota State University, graduating in 1990 with a degree in Sociology and Business.
Kurt worked his entire life in the food service industry until his diagnosis. He enjoyed camping with family, spending time outdoors, solving puzzle books, and playing pinochle. Kurt was a lifelong sports fan and loved following the Pittsburg Steelers, Minnesota Twins, and the Minnesota North Stars. He also liked watching classic movies from the 30’s, 40’s and 50’s, and also early detective television series.
Kurt is survived by favorite sister, Brenda (Dave) Sather of Spicer, MN; and his two brothers - Rusty Bernstein of Woodland Park, CO; and Brent Bernstein of Fargo; nieces and nephews – Rachel (Brandon) Patterson – Trenton, Asher, and Micah; Emily (Alex) Berkness – Emerson; Allison (fiancé David Kluver) Sather; Keegan, Camden, Kellen, McKenna Bernstein; and many other relatives and friends.
Kurt was preceded in death by his parents, Russell (2014) and Donna (1997); and brother in infancy; grandparents – Walter and Luella Bernstein, and Ed and Marie Olson; and several aunts and uncles and cousins.
In lieu of flowers, memorials are preferred to Hospice of the Red River Valley or Bethany Homes.
VISITATION: 6-8 PM Friday, December 7, 2018 at Boulger Funeral Home in Fargo – and also one hour prior to the service in the funeral home on Saturday.
FUNERAL SERVICE: 10:30 AM Saturday, December 8, 2018 at Boulger Funeral Home. Arrangements have been entrusted to the care of Boulger Funeral Home and Celebration of Life Center in Fargo. To sign the online guest book, please visit our website at www.boulgerfuneralhome.com