BERGMAN, Jennie 1904-1981
BERGMAN, HOODJER, HERONIMUS
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Date: 1/11/2017 at 18:24:10
Jennie Bergman Services Held
Mrs. Jennie Bergman, 77, died at 11:15 p.m. Friday, June 12, 1981 at the Acute Care Unit of the Grundy County Memorial Hospital.
Funeral services were held on Monday at 1:30 p.m. at the Bethany Presbyterian Church in Grundy Center with the Rev. Calvin W. Vanderwerf officiating. Mrs. Jim Willms sang "How Great Thou Art" and "The Old Rugged Cross" accompanied by Mrs. Raymond Appel who also played selected numbers for the prelude and postlude. Pallbearers were Jerry Appel, Larry Appel, Steven Bergman, James Bergman, Greg Harms and Wayne Hoodjer. Ushers were Edward Flater and Virgil Eberline. Mrs. Bill Harken and Mrs. Bernard Eilderts were in charge of floral arrangements.
Wayne Wrage Jr., Joe D. Ross, Harry Cheeseman, Roger Peters, Rex Meyers, Harold Abels, Marvin Heikens, Donald Heikens and Larry Everts provided their cars for family use.
Burial was in the Stout Cemetery, Stout, Iowa. Relatives and friends were invited to return to the church following the committal service for a period of Christian fellowship and refreshment.
Mrs. Bergman was born April 9, 1904 near Holland, Iowa, the daughter of John and Jennie Heronimus Hoodjer. She attained the age of 77 years, 2 months and 3 days. She grew up around Holland. On February 16, 1927 at Holland she was united in marriage to Joe M. Bergman. After their marriage they lived in New Hartford for six years and moved and made their home in Grundy Center in 1934. On July 30, 1972 her husband, Joe, passed away. She was a member of the Bethany Presbyterian Church, the Women's Association and the Naomi Circle of the Church.
She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, one daughter and two infant sisters.
Those left to mourn her passing are one daughter, Mrs. Max (Lillian) Appel of Grundy Center; two sons, Jake Bergman of RR1 Grundy Center and Norman Bergman of Waverly; one brother, John Hoodjer of Wellsburg; five sisters, Mrs. Dena Heikens and Mrs. Katie Harms, both of Wellsburg; Mrs. Tena Everts and Mrs. Grace Renken, both of Parkersburg; and Mrs. Effie Buskohl of Grundy Center; nine grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
A memorial fund has been established. The Engelkes Abels Funeral Home in Grundy Center was in charge of arrangements.
--The Grundy Register (Grundy Center, Iowa), 18 June 1981, pg 3
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