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Bernard M.G.L. Vincken

March 23, 1931 November 18, 2019
Bernard M.G.L.  Vincken
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On November18, 2019, Bernard M.G.L.Vincken, 88, passed away peacefully with family members by his side at Schneidmiller Hospice House in Coeur d’Alene. Bernard was born March 23, 1931 in Weert, the Netherlands. He spent a major portion of this life living and working in Weert. He went to high school in Roermond, attended Eindhoven Polytech College earning his Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering. After college, Bernard enlisted in the Dutch Army, Artillery Division. After his time in the Service, he worked with his father and brother, Leo in a family Electrical/Plumbing business.

Bernard enjoyed traveling throughout different countries as well as many different states in the U.S. He enjoyed camping, watching wildlife, and hiking with his son, Jean-Paul. Bernard came to the United States in 1987 and lived in Kirkland, Bothell, and Mill Creek, WA before settling in Coeur d’Alene, ID. Bernard loved playing Bridge and was a member of several different Bridge Clubs in the Netherlands as well as Washington. His other passion was watching his beloved country play soccer.

Bernard was preceded in death by his first wife, Christina, his parents, one brother, and one sister. He is survived by his wife, Judie at the family home; his son, Jean¬Paul (Marian) Vincken, the Netherlands; his extended family: Alan (Jamie) Jennings, Mark (Tami) Oliver, Donald Oliver, Melissa (Dan) Garland; sister, Mia Vincken- Gruijthuijsen, the Netherlands; sister-in-law, Phily Vincken-Giesen, the Netherlands; grandchildren: Shane (Shannon), Dereck, Kaeli, Johnny, Dalan, Deagan, Ashley, Allyx; six great grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews; as well as his faithful four-legged pet, Jasmine.

A Memorial Service will be held at 11:00 AM on Tuesday, November 26, 2019 at the Lutheran Church of the Master, 4800 N. Ramsey Road, Coeur d’Alene, with a reception to follow. Yates Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Please visit Bernard’s online memorial and sign his guestbook at

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Memorial Service




11:00 AM 11/26/2019 11:00:00 AM
Lutheran Church of The Master

4800 North Ramsey Road
Coeur d'Alene, ID 83815

A reception will follow the service.

Lutheran Church of The Master
4800 North Ramsey Road Coeur d'Alene 83815 ID
United States

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