Hockey Pioneer, Former Roseau Mayor And Businessman Passes Away

Bernie Burggraf, who suffered from dementia, had been in an assisted living center in West Fargo

WEST FARGO, N.D. — A pioneer in the hockey world and original host of “Face Off” on 740 The FAN has died.

Bernie Burggraf, who suffered from dementia, had been in an assisted living center in West Fargo.

He was a long-time businessman in Roseau, Minnesota where he established a grocery store, sporting goods store and Burggraf’s Menswear until his retirement in 1999.

He served as a city councilman and mayor of Roseau.

Burggraf was deeply involved in the growth of hockey in Roseau and across the region.

He was 88.

Visitation

AUG 24. 05:00 PM – 06:00 PM

First Lutheran Church – Fargo

619 Broadway N.

Memorial Service

 AUG 24. 06:00 PM

First Lutheran Church – Fargo

619 Broadway N.

Memorial Service

AUG 25. 02:00 PM

Messiah Lutheran Church – Roseau, MN

502 9th Ave NE

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