Friday, February 27th, 2009
Dorothy M. Bergman, 85, of McCartyville, died at 3:10 a.m. Feb. 26, 2009, at Dorothy Love Retirement Community, Sidney.
She was born Dec. 4, 1923, in St. Patrick, to Frank and Appolonia Mader Bensman. On Nov. 7, 1945, she married Cletus L. Bergman, who died Aug. 20, 1988.
Surviving are four daughters, Carolyn and Patricia, both of Sidney, Teresa McElfresh, Jackson Center, and Donna Baker, Tipp City; two sons Richard (JoAnn), New Bremen, and Thomas (Kimberly), Sidney; a brother, Jerome Siegrist, Sidney; six grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren.
Deceased are two sisters, Mary Ann Baumer and her twin, Delores Stepp; and two brothers, Werner and Arthur Bensman.
She worked at Stolle Corporation and the former Dunson Supply Company, both in Sidney. She was valedictorian of her 1941 graduating class at Fort Loramie High School and was a member of Sacred Heart of Jesus Catholic Church, McCartyville, and its Altar Rosary Sodality.
Funeral Mass is 10:30 a.m. Monday at the church. Burial is at the church cemetery.
Calling is 3-7 p.m. Sunday and 9-10 a.m. Monday at Hogenkamp Funeral Home, Minster.
Contributions can be made to Wilson Hospice Care.
Condolences can be left and viewed at www.hogenkampfh.com.