Robert Allen Bernadas, 62, of Mountain Home, passed away on Tuesday, Sept. 13, 2011, at his home.
A graveside inurnment will be held at 11 a.m. on Friday, Sept. 23, at Mountain View Cemetery. Cremation is under the direction of Rost Funeral Home, McMurtrey Chapel.
Robert was born on Aug. 27, 1949, in San Jose, Calif., the son of Emile and Elizabeth (Lahtinen) Bernadas. He graduated from Willow Glen High School in San Jose and attended San Jose State University. For a time he lived in Stagecoach, Nev. Robert moved to Mountain Home to be near his family.
He enjoyed playing cards, cooking and reading. He liked animals and old cars and he loved to travel the world.
Robert is survived by his mother, Elizabeth Bernadas, of Mountain Home, two sisters, Lorre Moyer, of Reno, Nev., and Lorraine Ross of Gilroy, Calif., and numerous nieces, nephews, grandnieces and grandnephews.
He was preceded in death by his father, Emile Bernadas, and his sister, Katherine Jahangir.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations in Robert's name be given to the Mountain Home Senior Center, 1000 N. 3rd East St., Mountain Home, ID 83647, or the Elmore Medical Center Foundation 895 N. 6th East St., Mountain Home, ID 83647.