BARD, DALE E - Arkansas County, Arkansas | DALE E BARD - Arkansas Gravestone Photos


Lutheran Cemetery
Arkansas County,

Oct 30, 1928 - July 24, 2012

Rev. Dale E. Bard of North Little Rock went to be with our Lord on Tuesday, July 24th, 2012. He was born to Frank and Laura Bard of Osceola, NE on October 30, 1928. He graduated from Bethany College in Lindsborg, KS with a B.A. degree and then from Augustana Theological Seminary in Rock Island, IL. His ordination into the Lutheran Church of America took place in 1953. He was united in marriage to Mary Ann Schrag of Marquette, KS on December 19, 1949.
During his 30-year ministry he served congregations in Nebraska, Kansas, Michigan, Iowa, and Arkansas. His last ministerial position was at Shepherd of the Hills Lutheran Church, North Little Rock, AR. He was a respected spiritual leader and always took the time to visit his parishioners in their homes. After retirement he served as Executive Director of the Arkansas Conference of Churches and Synagogues from 1984-1990. He will be greatly missed by family and friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents and one brother, Vance Bard. He is survived by his wife Mary, brother Donal Bard of Central City, NE, and three daughters – Gwendy (Curt) Derden of Maumelle, AR, Judy Peterson of West Des Moines, IA and Cindy (Greg) Covalt of Des Moines, IA. He is also survived by seven grandchildren – Laura Franklin, Christine Hilbert, Adam Peterson, Carrie Hopkins, Reed Peterson, Lou Ann Shannon, Jon Covalt and by nine great-grandchildren – Greg, Raquel, Kendrick, Antonio, Kevianna, Kaylie, Derek, Raelynn, and Blake.
Visitation with the family will be held at Shepherd of the Hills Lutheran Church, 5900 JFK Blvd, North Little Rock AR. at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, July 28th with a memorial service following at 11:00 a.m.
Interment will be at Emanuel Lutheran Cemetery, Stuttgart, AR. Memorials may be made to Shepherd of the Hills Lutheran Church, 5900 JFK Blvd., North Little Rock, AR.

Contributed on 5/8/13 by hawkinsdonna48
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Submitted: 5/8/13 • Approved: 2/17/20 • Last Updated: 2/20/20 • R875648-G0-S3

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