Sunday, February 23, 2014



ADDRESS: W4904 Holmes Street, Ogema, WI 54459; A Township of Ogema, Price County resident

PLACE, DATE & TIME OF DEATH: pronounced at 4:30 AM Saturday, February 22 at his residence in the Town of Ogema

TIME & PLACE OF SERVICES: 11:00 AM Thursday, February 27 at Independent Apostolic Lutheran Church of Ogema, W4914 Holmes Street, Ogema


INTERMENT: Leavitt Creek Cemetery, Town of Hill, Price County

VISITATION: Independent Apostolic Lutheran Church of Ogema from 9 AM until the time of services at 11 AM on Thursday, February 27

DATE & PLACE OF BIRTH: February 26, 1940 at the Town of Hill, Price County

EDUCATION: Leavitt Creek Elementary school, Town of Hill, and was a 1958 graduate of Westboro High School

MARRIAGE: October 9, 1965 at the Trinity Lutheran Church, Chelsea to Gladys A. Nikkila and she survives

PRINCIPAL EVENTS IN LIFE: US Army veteran having served from 1963 – 1965. He worked at the Westboro Cheese Factory, and Ogema Produce for periods of time. For 32 years he worked as a mechanic at Liske Marine in Medford until retirement. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, 4-wheeling, camping, feeding the birds, sports, school athletic events, spending time with his grandchildren & visiting with friends.

MEMBER OF: Independent Apostolic Lutheran Church of Ogema

SURVIVING SPOUSE: Gladys A. Bergman of Ogema

SURVIVING CHILDREN: Louise (Gary) Freeman of Ogema, Randy (Shari) Bergman of Medford, Scott Bergman of Stevens Point, Barbra (Lars) Holm of Ogema, Anita Lyons of Ogema

CHILDREN DECEASED: Grandson – Thomas Lyons in 2002

# OF LIVING GRANDCHILDREN: 13 – Dustin (Jenny) Freeman, Kristi Freeman, Nicole (Kyle) Kochan, Ashlee Holm, Derek Bergman, Austin Bergman, Abbie Bergman, Miriam Lyons, Clayton Lyons, Erin Bergman, Lydia Holm, Colby Bergman, Caitlin Holm

SURVIVING BROTHERS/SISTERS: Sister – Edna Maatta of Ogema; Brothers – Robert “Bobby” Bergman of Ogema & Ralph (Joyce) Bergman of Grand Rapids, MN; Half-Sister: Miriam “Micky’ Bush of Ashland

BROTHERS/SISTERS DECEASED: Melvin Bergman, Verna Kyllonen, & 8 half-brothers/sisters

DECEASED FATHER: Albert Wilhelm Bergman DECEASED MOTHER: Haydee Marie (Newfors) Bergman

PALLBEARERS: Gene Haskins, Dustin Freeman, Jim Tauschek, Clayton Lyons, Derek & Austin Bergman

OTHER INFORMATION: Further survived by many nieces and nephews
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