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 Elsie Mae <I>Gerloff</I> Bergman

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Elsie Mae Gerloff Bergman

  • Birth 17 Apr 1925 Little Rock, Lyon County, Iowa, USA
  • Death 23 Sep 2009 Luverne, Rock County, Minnesota, USA
  • Burial Luverne, Rock County, Minnesota, USA
  • Plot 5th Division
  • Memorial ID 50878698

Elsie Mae Bergman, 84, Luverne, died Wednesday, Sept. 23, 2009, at the Mary Jane Brown Good Samaritan Center in Luverne.

Funeral services were Saturday, Sept. 26, at Dingmann Funeral Home in Luverne. Burial was at Maplewood Cemetery in Luverne.

Elsie Gerloff was born on April 17, 1925, to Henry and Ruth (Gross) Gerloff, in Little Rock, Iowa. She graduated from Luverne High School.

On Dec. 10, 1947, she married Ervin Bergman in Luverne. After their marriage, the couple farmed near Pleasant View. Later they moved to a farm near Beaver Creek. In 1953 the family moved to a farm northeast of Luverne.

She was a homemaker and enjoyed anything that involved nature. She also enjoyed reading, gardening, flowers, scrap booking and especially her grandchildren.

She is survived by her husband, Ervin Bergman, Luverne; a son, David (Connie) Bergman, Luverne; a daughter-in-law, Marilyn Bergman, Luverne; three grandchildren, Brian (Tami) Bergman, Kenneth, Angela (Tony) Olson, Garretson, S.D., and Brad Bergman, Sioux Falls, S.D.; five great-grandchildren; a sister, Marie Gerloff, Luverne; and two sisters-in-law, Lois Kleine, Luverne, and Bernice Kracht, Rock Rapids, Iowa.

Mrs. Bergman was preceded in death by her parents, twin sons, Lloyd Bergman in 2005, and Leon Bergman in 2007, a brother, Lawrence Gerloff, and a sister, Margaret VanStelton.

Dingmann Funeral Home, Luverne, was in charge of arrangements.

Family Members

Gravesite Details (OBIT): Rock County Star Herald, Luverne MN, 29 Sept 2009.





  • Created by: Gregory Aanenson
  • Added: 9 Apr 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 50878698
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Elsie Mae Gerloff Bergman (17 Apr 1925–23 Sep 2009), Find A Grave Memorial no. 50878698, citing Maplewood Cemetery, Luverne, Rock County, Minnesota, USA ; Maintained by Gregory Aanenson (contributor 47230741) .