In 1945, Bernie Wennermark was Prime Minister of The Junior Rose Festival. There was no parade that year because
of the poor economic times. Bernie officiated at various events such as a boat launching and welcoming a new model of aircraft to the Portland International Airport.
Bernie's parents were Mr. and Mrs. Martin Wennermark (Freda). They were the church custodians for many years in the 1940's and there a bouts. At that time the church had living space for the custodian on the second floor in the north side in the back of the building. They lived there for about nine years.
Bernie is married to Linda (Raynor) Wennermark.