Bernell "Bernie" J. Baird
Bernell Baird Dies in Casper
Service was held Saturday in Roundup, Mont., for Bernell J. ( Bernie) Baird, 26.
Baird died July 4 at the Natrona County Memorial Hospital in Casper following a three week illness as a result of a rare brain cancer.
He was born July 30, 1946, at Roundup, Mont., and had lived in Lusk for the past two years, where he was employed as a roughneck for the Exeter Drilling Co.
He was never married, and was preceded in death by his father.
Survivors include his mother, Irene Baird, of Roundup; two sisters, Mrs. Gerald ( Ina) Mathisen of White Hall, Mont., and Mrs. Joe E. Barnett of Superior, Mont.; one niece and two nephews.
Services were held Saturday morning at the Wier Funeral Home in Roundup, with the Rev. Joe Barnett officiating. Burial was in Roundup. Arrangement were made through Memorial Chapel in Casper.
In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorials to the American Cancer Society.