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BERGMANN, Fred 1897-1976


Posted By: Tammy (email)
Date: 4/18/2014 at 22:41:25

Fred Bergmann, Longtime Area Resident, Dies

Fred G. Bergmann passed away Friday morning, March 5th, 1976, at the Allen Memorial Hospital in Waterloo due to cancer. He was taken to the hospital on the 26th of February. He reached the age of 78 years, 5 months and 6 days.

Funeral services were held at 1:30 p.m. Monday at the Second Christian Reformed Church of Wellsburg, with Rev. John H. Elenbaas officiating. Burial was in the Shiloh Cemetery.

Casketbearers were Kenneth Borcherding, Donald Borcherding, Donald Bergmann, Ronald deNeui, Henry Vanderzyden and Richard VanMill.

Special music during the service was provided by vocalists Monica Doyen and Mrs. Ivan Slifer, and organist was Mrs. Clarence Beecroft.

Mrs. Dick Gelder, Jr. and Mrs. Elmer Fritzel were flower attendants.

Fred G. Bergmann was born on a farm in Franklin county, near Latimer, Sept. 29, 1897, the son of Peter and Marie (Lindloff) Bergmann. He attended the rural school in that area. On December 30th, 1925, he was united in marriage to Floy deNeui in Waterloo. Following their marriage they lived on a farm east of Thornton where they resided for 7 years. They then moved to their present farm northwest of Wellsburg.

He was baptized on October 24, 1897, in the Emmanuel Evangelical Church near Latimer and was confirmed in the same church on April 9, 1911. He became a member of the Second Christian Reformed Church of Wellsburg, by letter of transfer, on December 4, 1939.

Those who preceded him in death were: His parents, an infant daughter, (Imogene Starr) in 1930, a brother in infancy, 2 sisters, (Mary and Caroline) and 4 brothers, (George, William, Henry and Walter.)

He leaves to mourn his passing: His wife, Floy; one son, Clifford Bergmann and his wife, Alma; 2 grandsons, Delwyn and Wendall Bergman both of Wellsburg; 4 sisters: Mrs. Emma Herman of Latimer; Mrs. Anna Aker of Bristol, Wisconsin; Mrs. Aaron (Rose) Borcherding of Latimer; Mrs. Etta Harrison of Hampton, and many other relatives and friends.

--The Grundy Register/Wellsburg Herald (Grundy Center, Iowa), 11 March 1976, section 2, pg 1


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