|Birth: ||Sep. 16, 1913|
|Death: ||May 8, 2010|
Seymour, TX -- Dora Henrietta Melinda Thane Bergstrom, age 96, died Saturday, May 8, 2010 in Seymour, Texas. Services will be held Wednesday, May 12, 2010 at 2:00 p.m.in Haskell, Texas at the First United Methodist Church with Rev. Tom Long officiating. Burial will follow in Willow Cemetery under the direction of Holden McCauley Funeral Home. Visitation will be from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. on Tuesday, May 11, 2010 at Holden McCauley Funeral Home.
Dora was born in Jones county on September 16, 1913 to Wilhelm and Henrietta (Emshoff) Thane.
Dora married Eric Bergstrom on January 15, 1935 in Stamford, Texas. He preceded her in death on September 28, 1983. She was a homemaker and also was engaged in farming with her husband in the Paint Creek community for 45 years. After his death, she resided in Haskell for 15 years before moving to Seymour, Texas in September of 1998.
In her retirement years, Dora enjoyed traveling. She traveled extensively in the United States and also enjoyed several trips to Europe.
Dora was preceded in death by her husband, parents, eight brothers and three sisters. At age 96, she was the last surviving and longest living member of her parental family.
She is survived by daughter Wanda Lee Morris of Seymour, Texas, son Arvie Eric Bergstrom, M.D. of Los Angeles, California, and daughter Neva Joy Larned of Haslet, Texas, two grandchildren Erika Stanford and husband Quinn of Winnsboro, Texas and Brad Larned of Haslet, Texas, two great grandchildren, Jordan and Dalton Stanford of Winnsboro, Texas.
Published in Abilene Reporter-News on May 11, 2010
Eric Ricknar Bergstrom (1912 - 1983)*
Created by: Ken Jones
Record added: May 11, 2010
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