Bernie James Hazekamp, age 97 was called to his eternal home on June 24, 2023. He was born June 21, 1926 in Muskegon Heights, Michigan. Bernie will be missed by his children, Rick (Anne), Kurt (Linda), Gail (Luke) Spiegelhoff, and Beth (Arlyn) Rozeboom; 17 grandchildren, and 23 great-grandchildren; Brother-in-law and sister-in-law Paul and Jo Buit, sister-in-law Louise Dykema, sister-in-law Nancy Hazekamp, many nieces and nephews, other family and friends. He was preceded in death by his beloved wife of 65 years Gladys, and daughter Dawn. Funeral service:, 11:00 a.m. Friday, June 30th at Peace Church, 2180 Glory Drive, Eagan. Visitation one hour before service. Memorials to Feed My Starving Children or Mission Aviation Fellowship. Private interment Fort Snelling National Cemetery.