Bernardo passed away peacefully Feb. 24, 2012, at Elmore Medical Center in Mountain Home, Idaho.
Bernardo was born in Spain on June 10, 1936. He came to the United States to herd sheep.
In 1970, he met his wife, Debbie Laca. They were married Oct. 2, 1971, and were happily married until her death in May of 2008.
Bernardo worked for the J.R. Simplot Company for 35 years until he retired in 2011.
Bernardo is survived by his son, Joseph Laca; daughter, Miren Olson; four grandchildren; and two great grandchildren.
A graveside service will be held at Dry Creek Cemetery at 1 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 29, 2012. Arrangements are by Summers Funeral Homes, Boise Chapel.
Our Dad will be greatly missed and we loved him very much. The legacy he left us is, "To work hard, be loyal and never trust anyone."