Bernie Musty, 91, father of Cherry Grove woman
Tuesday, April 09, 2013 11:29 AM
Bernard "Bernie" William Musty, 91, of Chatfield, died April 2, 2013, at the Chosen Valley Care Center in Chatfield.
He was born July 28, 1921, in Mazeppa, to Hubert and Elizabeth (Hinds) Musty. He attended school through the eighth grade.
On Sept. 26, 1945, he married Dorthelda Meyer in Mazeppa. He worked for several farmers in the Mazeppa and Zumbro Falls area. The couple moved to Chatfield in 1951. He worked for the Minnesota Highway Department, where he was a maintenance worker. After retirement he worked for Griffin Construction for several years.
He was a member of the Eagles Club, the highway union, and St. Mary's Catholic Church in Chatfield.
He loved to do yard work and garden and his produce was shared with many. He and his wife wintered in Florida where they made many new friends. He especially loved his grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
He is survived by his wife, Dorthelda of Chatfield; one daughter, Louise (Ray) McCready of Cherry Grove; four grandchildren; two stepgrandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; and two stepgreat-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by two sons, James and Michael; two brothers; and one sister.
Funeral services were held last Friday at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Chatfield, with the Rev. Patrick Arens officiating. Burial was in Saints Peter and Paul Catholic Cemetery in Mazeppa.
Riley Funeral Home in Chatfield was in charge of arrangements.