Willard Bergman

Tuesday, November 26, 2002

PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Willard C. Bergman, 83, of Perryville died Sunday, Nov. 24, 2002, at Perry Oaks Manor.

He was born Sept. 11, 1919, at Friedenberg, Mo., son of Carl and Oneida Ochs Bergman. He and Thelma Springer were married Jan. 3, 1943. She died Oct. 8, 1963.

Bergman was a retired livestock and grain farmer. He served on the Longtown Public Schools Board of Directors, and had been director of Perry County Co-Op and Missouri Farm Bureau.

He was a member of Immanuel Lutheran Church in Perryville, held various offices at Immanuel and Friedenberg Lutheran churches, past member of Immanuel Men's Club, and Perryville Dart Ball Team.

Survivors include a son, Roger Bergman of Perryville; two brothers, Carl Bergman of St. Louis, Kenneth Bergman of Perryville; and a granddaughter.

He was preceded in death by a daughter and a sister.

Friends may call at Young and Sons Funeral Home after 10 a.m. Wednesday.

The funeral will be at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home, with the Rev. Craig Otto officiating. Burial will be in Immanuel Lutheran Cemetery.