Elizabeth Bernhard

Elizabeth “Betsy” (née McEwan) Bernhard, 61, of Medina and previously of Houston, passed away from complications of cancer Aug. 11, 2019.

She was born Nov. 23, 1957, in Iran to the late Donald and Kathryn (née Peterson) McEwan. Betsy graduated from Texas Tech University in 1981. She enjoyed spending her time entertaining, cooking, knitting and studying history.

She is survived by her husband of 38 years, Dan Bernhard; son, Matthew Bernhard; brother, Gordon (Nancy) McEwan, of Denver, Colo.; sisters, Karen Washburn, of Great Falls, Va., and Jeannie (Bob) Byrnes, of Reston, Va.; eight nephews, six nieces, and 11 great-nieces and nephews.

The family will receive friends Saturday, Aug. 24 at Waite and Son Funeral Home, 765 N. Court St., Medina, for a memorial service at 10 a.m.

Waite and Son Funeral Home handled arrangements.

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