Bernard (Bernie) L. Helmbrecht

Bernard L. Helmbrecht, 66, of Cambridge, passed away after a five-year battle with cancer on July 23, 2011 at the Minneapolis VA Medical Center.

Bernie served in the U.S. Army and was a Vietnam War veteran. He also served in the Cambridge Police Reserve.

Bernie is survived by his loving son Bernie Lee (Jessica Kordash), former spouse Linda Helmbrecht, father Ben Helmbrecht: brothers Danny, Allen, Rick (Leona); sister Judy (Tom) Roeschlien, and nieces and nephews. Bernie was proceeded in death by his mother, Shirley (Bedore) Helmbrecht.

Bernie was a special friend to many and always willing to lend a hand to anyone in need and will be greatly missed; his spirit lives on in the hearts of those who knew him. Per Bernie’s wishes, there will be no services.