|Birth: ||Dec. 7, 1928|
|Death: ||Jan. 15, 2009|
Virginia M. Bergman, 80, Grayslake, Ill., died Thursday, Jan. 15, 2009, at Sherman-Westcourt Nursing Home, Elgin, Ill.
She was born Dec. 7, 1928, at Barron, Wis., the daughter of Ole and Anna (Hoff) Nelson. She grew up in the Town of Arland, Barron County, and attended Liberty and Dority Creek grade schools, graduating from Barron High School in 1947.
On Oct. 7, 1950, she married Robert Bergman, son of Fritz and Emma Bergman of Dallas, Wis. After her husband returned from military service in Korea, they moved to the Chicago, Ill., area, where they had since lived and raised their family.
Virginia was employed by Munsingwear, Barron, after high school and in later years at Sweda Cash Register, Des Plaines, Ill. She remained there for 25 years, retiring in March, 1990.
Surviving are a son, Larry (Jillayne) Bergman of Ramsey, Minn.; a daughter, Diana (Michael) Freeman of Huntley, Ill.; grandchildren, Eric Bergman and Jasent and Merisa Freeman; great-granddaughters, Brenna and Kiera Freeman; step-grandsons, Benjamin and Peter Fern; step-great-grandchildren, Celina and Benjamin Fern; a sister, Gladys Ness of Barron; as well as nieces, nephews and cousins.
She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, three brothers and a sister.
Services were held at 2:30 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 20, from First Lutheran Church of Arland, with Rev. Kenneth Kuziej officiating and burial at Independent Cemetery, Town of Arland.
Visitation was held an hour prior to services at the church Tuesday.
Rausch and Steel Funeral Home, Barron, handled arrangements.
Ole Nelson (1880 - 1953)
Anna Hoff Nelson (1884 - 1966)
Robert Bergman (1927 - 1999)*
Clarence E Nelson (1911 - 1967)*
Julius O Nelson (1912 - 1974)*
Gladys A. Nelson Ness (1914 - 2009)*
Virginia M. Nelson Bergman (1928 - 2009)
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Originally Created by: John Christeson
Record added: Jan 21, 2009
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