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August Lee "Lee" Bergmeier
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Birth: Aug. 31, 1924
Nauvoo
Hancock County
Illinois, USA
Death: May 6, 2012
Macomb
McDonough County
Illinois, USA

August Lee Bergmeier, 87, of Macomb, Ill., formerly of Dallas City, Ill., died at 3:35 p.m. Sunday, May 6, 2012, at McDonough District Hospital in Macomb.

Born Aug. 31, 1924, in Nauvoo, Ill., he was the son of William and Bessie Congdon Bergmeier. On Feb. 18, 1946, he married Arlene Mae Wilson in Burlington. She died July 29, 1997.

Mr. Bergmeier worked more than 45 years at Moulder's Friend in Dallas City, retiring as the company's president. He served as a gunner in the Navy in the South Pacific during World War II. He was a member of First Christian Church in Dallas City, where he served as Sunday school teacher and elder for many years.

He lived the past 10 years with his daughter in Macomb and his daughter in Kailua-Kona, Hawaii. He enjoyed attending Living Stones Church with his extended family and friends in Hawaii and time with his children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren.


Survivors include two daughters, Sharon Chaplain of Macomb and Deanna Link Vaughn of Kailua-Kona; one son, Mike Bergmeier of Downers Grove, Ill.; 12 grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; and one sister, Myrtle Leaden of Omaha, Neb.

Besides his wife, he was preceded in death by two sons, two brothers and three sisters.


Burial with military rites will be in Harris Cemetery near Dallas City. 
 
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 Parents:
  William George Bergmeier (1887 - 1957)
  Bessie Mae Congdon Bergmeier (1886 - 1969)
 
 Spouse:
  Arlene Mae Wilson Bergmeier (1928 - 1997)
 
 Children:
  Richard Lee Bergmeier (1947 - 1976)*
  Edward Leon Bergmeier (1955 - 1991)*
 
 Siblings:
  Mildred May Bergmeier (1915 - 1918)*
  August Lee Bergmeier (1924 - 2012)
  Child Son Bergmeier (1927 - 1927)*
  Margrett Deloris Bergmeier (1928 - 1931)*
  Marilyn June Bergmeier West (1933 - 1984)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Harris Cemetery
Dallas City
Hancock County
Illinois, USA
 
Created by: No Reins
Record added: May 07, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 89745869
August Lee Lee Bergmeier
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August Lee Lee Bergmeier
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