James Allen Bergene

James Allen Bergene

Birth
Winnebago, Faribault County, Minnesota, USA
Death 17 Oct 2005 (aged 75)
Adams, Mower County, Minnesota, USA
Burial Adams, Mower County, Minnesota, USA
Plot 140
Memorial ID 12125733 · View Source
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OBITUARY-
James Allen Bergene, age 75, of Adams, died Monday, Oct. 17, 2005, at Adams Health Care Center.

Jim was born March 20, 1930, to Orville and Eunice (Anderson) Bergene in Winnebago, Minn. He moved with his parents to a farm north of Adams in 1941. He attended Adams High School where he played football, basketball and in the band and graduated as Salutatorian of his class in 1948.

He married Dorothy Knutson on March 28, 1954, at St. Olaf Lutheran Church in Austin, Minn. They farmed in the Adams area until retiring in 1995. They moved into their home in Adams in May of 2001.

He was a active member of Little Cedar Lutheran Church of Adams and in previous years had served as a Deacon, Trustee, financial secretary, usher, Sunday School teacher and on various other committees. He enjoyed bowling, reading, watching or listening to all sports, especially the Minnesota Twins and Vikings.

He was a very devoted husband, father and grandfather who loved to be with his family and friends.

Jim is survived by his wife, Dorothy Bergene, Adams, Minn.; son, Mark (Mary) Bergene, Cedar Falls, Iowa; grandchildren: Sarah Bergene, Cedar Falls, Iowa; James Bergene, Brookings, S.D.; aunt, Elnora Anderson, Fairmont, Minn.; cousins, nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

Funeral services will be held Friday, Oct. 21, 2005, at 11 a.m. at Little Cedar Lutheran Church with the Rev. Shari A. Mason officiating. Interment will be in the Little Cedar Lutheran Cemetery in Adams. Visitation will be held at the Adams Funeral Home on Thursday, Oct. 20, 2005, from 4-7 p.m. and on Friday at the church for one hour before the service.
Honorary bearers are David Schneider, Bernie Halvor, Wendell Bogenrief, Kent Bergene, Harlan Bergene, Brent Lunde, A. Gene Knutson and Owen Knutson.

Casket bearers are Brett Bergene, Brian Bergene, Bruce Bergene, Jim Knutson Bob Knutson and David Knutson.


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  • Maintained by: Janet Stephenson
  • Originally Created by: K McAlister P
  • Added: 21 Oct 2005
  • Find A Grave Memorial 12125733
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for James Allen Bergene (20 Mar 1930–17 Oct 2005), Find A Grave Memorial no. 12125733, citing Little Cedar Cemetery, Adams, Mower County, Minnesota, USA ; Maintained by Janet Stephenson (contributor 46853083) .