MASON CITY – A memorial was recently held for a Clear Lake man that died in a motorcycle accident north of Mason City.
Bernard DeWitt, age 49 of Clear Lake, died Tuesday, October 17, 2017 at the Mercy Medical Center of North Iowa in Mason City. He had been riding his motorcyle traveling northbound on Highway 65 near the intersection of 300th Street when his motorcyle left the roadway, traveling into the median and ending up in the Winneabgo River.
At 3:00 pm Saturday, October 21, a group of people in vehicles and on motorcycles gathered together at the site of the accident. There was hugging and crying and just saying good-bye to a friend who died too soon. Later that evening, a funeral service was held at Hogan-Bremer-Moore Colonial Chapel in Mason City.