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James A. Bernhold
  • St. Augustine Church
    Minster, OH 45865

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“To the Family of Jim Bernhold, I just heard today, December 13, of the passing of Jim. I am so sorry for your loss. All of our lives are better...Read More »
1 of 25 | Posted by: Joe Sargent - dayton, OH

“Mrs. Bernhold I was so shocked to receive your email this morning via Mike Whiting, just can not believe it. I will always remember fondly the great...Read More »
2 of 25 | Posted by: Bill Martin - Lake Orion, MI

“To the family of Jim Bernhold, My memories of Jim are that of a responsible, friendly, fun person. I remember him playing the guitar in junior high...Read More »
3 of 25 | Posted by: Kathryn Arshan (nee Wyen) - NJ

“Cathy I am sorry to hear about your loss. You and your family are in our thoughts and prayers. ”
4 of 25 | Posted by: Mandy Koenig - Maria Stein, OH

“Dear Cathy and kids, please accept my heartfelt sympathy for the loss of Jim. Sending a big SMS/SMA hug to you. You are in my nightly prayers and...Read More »
5 of 25 | Posted by: Sue Drake Westover - Monroe, MI

“We send our love to Jim's family. He was a very special person - a great boss, a great friend and we will miss him very much. We especially...Read More »
6 of 25 | Posted by: Bob and Thea Chiles - Vandalia, OH

“Dear Cathy and family, My office in the Talbott Tower in Dayton was next to Jim's since the late 70's. We worked with several common clients and...Read More »
7 of 25 | Posted by: Denny Ross - Dayton, OH

“Mrs. Bernhold,I am so sorry to hear of the loss of your husband. You and your family are all in my thoughts and prayers.With deepest sympathy,...Read More »
8 of 25 | Posted by: Rachel Frantz Bates - Piqua, OH

“Dear Cathy, Chris, Katie, Rolly, Barbara and all the Bernhold family, I enjoyed knowing Jim through his volunteer time as a Board Member of Catholic...Read More »
9 of 25 | Posted by: Mary Ellen Oomens - Dayton, OH

“Cathy and family, There was no finer human being than Jim - our dear friend and sports enthusiast extraordinaire. His smile, enthusiasm and lust for...Read More »
10 of 25 | Posted by: Elaine and Allen Cizner - Chicago, IL

“I was the administrative assistant at Catholic Social Services when Mr. Bernhold served on the Board. He was always a pleasure to work with. I am...Read More »
11 of 25 | Posted by: Judy Favorite - Sidney, OH

“I was deeply saddened by the news of CDR Jamie Murphy Father in Law passing. My heart felt condolences to you and your family. Blessings Minister...Read More »
12 of 25 | Posted by: Valerie Lee - Fredericksburg, VA

“Deepest sympathy to the Bernhold family. You are in our thoughts and prayers. ”
13 of 25 | Posted by: Tom and Donna (Deters) Larkin - OH

“Dear Cathy, Chris, Katie, Rolly, Barbara and all the Bernhold family,Please accept our deepest sympathy. We will always remember Jim as a man who...Read More »
14 of 25 | Posted by: Larry and Judy Coppess - Minster, OH

“Cathy, Katie and Chris, Please accept my sympathy. Jim was awesome and I know he will be missed. Jim had the best stories and knew about...Read More »
15 of 25 | Posted by: Dale Meyer - OH

“Deepest Sympathy to your family at this time. ”
16 of 25 | Posted by: Kathryn(Froning) ,John, Christine Andrews - VA

“Deepest sympathy to you and your family, you are all in our thoughts and prayers!!! love,Doug and Barb Topp ”
17 of 25 | Posted by: barb topp - new bremen, OH

“Cathy, Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time. ”
18 of 25 | Posted by: Luke and Sue Fullenkamp - Minster, OH

“Jim, you will be missed; Our thoughts and prayers for your family. The Emilio'sare grateful for the help and guidance you gave us in our time of...Read More »
19 of 25 | Posted by: Frank Emilio - Cedarhurst, NY

“Deepest Sympathy to Cathy, Chris and Kate. Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time. Pam & Gene Voisard ”
20 of 25 | Posted by: Pam voisard - Minster, OH

“Our thoughts and prayers are with your family during this difficult time. ”
21 of 25 | Posted by: Heather, Warren, Ridley & Jasper Sherman

“Cathy and family so sorry for your loss, all of you are in our prayers and I'll Light a candle for Jim when I go to Mass Wednesday. ”
22 of 25 | Posted by: Ann (Bernhold) Diedrich - Sebring, FL

“My deepest sympathy and condolences to the Bernhold family. You are all in my thoughts and prayers during this difficult time. ”
23 of 25 | Posted by: Shannon Crotty - Georgetown, TX

“Deepest Sympathy to Kathy and the children. You are in my heart and prayers. ”
24 of 25 | Posted by: Linda Bernhold - Las Cruces, NM

“Christopher and Katie, I was so sorry to hear about your dad. He was a great man and such a nice neighbor. I will never forget all of the times I...Read More »
25 of 25 | Posted by: Jaime Hemmelgarn - Minster, OH


James A. Bernhold age 67 of 252 S. Hanover St. Minster, Ohio died at 11:45 PM on Saturday August 9, 2014 at Miami Valley Hospital, Dayton, Ohio. He was born on October 31, 1946, in Minster, Ohio to the late Maurice & Elizabeth (Westerheide) Bernhold. He married Catherine Byron on November 26, 1971 and she survives in Minster. He is also survived by son Christopher Bernhold, Minster and daughter Katie & Jaime Murphy, Mechanicsburg, PA and grandchildren James, Harper & Larkin, brother Rolly & Mary Bernhold, Minster, & sister Barbara & Don Bollheimer, Minster. He was a member of St. Augustine Catholic Church, Minster. He graduated from Minster, High School in 1964, The University of Detroit in 1968 with a B.S. and The University of Detroit Law School in 1971 and was a 4 year member of the St. Francis Club. He was first employed Gould, Bailey, Farquahar & Green in Dayton and then at Kenneth Bailey and finally a sole practioner in Minster. He was former member of the St. Augustine Cemetery Board and former President of the Parish Council. He was a member and past president of the Minster Civic Association, former board member of the Minster Boy Scouts and instructor at Merit Badge College for the past 2 years. He was a member at Arrowhead Golf Course, member of the Miami Eire Canal Corridor Association, a member, chapter photographer and membership director of Miami Shawnee Chapter Harley Owners Group. He was a former member of the Victors Club at the University of Michigan and of the Shivas Irons Society. Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:00 Thursday, August 14, 2014 at St. Augustine Catholic Church, Minster, Ohio with Rev. Rick Nieberding celebrant. Burial will take place in St. Augustine Cemetery. Friends may call at the Hogenkamp Funeral Home, Minster from 2:00 PM to 8:00 PM on Wednesday, August 13, 2014 and from 9:00 to 9:30 AM on Thursday, August 14, 2014. Memorials may be made to St. Augustine Catholic Church. Condolences may be made at www.hogenkampfh.com.