Bernard “Bernie” Van Aartsen

Date posted - September 30, 2016

bernie-van-aartsenBernard “Bernie” Van Aartsen, age 90 of Rock Rapids, IA died on Friday, September 30, 2016 at Prairie Ridge Care Center in Orange City, IA.

Funeral service will be 10:30 AM, Tuesday, October 4, 2016 at First Reformed Church in Rock Rapids, IA, with Rev. Donald Baker officiating. Burial will follow at Riverview Cemetery in Rock Rapids.

Visitation will be Monday, October 3rd from 2:00 to 7:30 PM, with family present from 5:30 to 7:30 PM at First Reformed Church in Rock Rapids.

For a complete obituary and an online register please visit:

Bernie was the father of KIWA news director, Scott Van Aartsen.

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