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Wednesday, August 1st, 2012
Complete Obituary
Sylvester Bruggeman
  Sylvester W. Bruggeman, 93, St. Henry, died July 30, 2012, at Briarwood Village in Coldwater.
He was born Sept. 20, 1918, in Cranberry Prairie, to Herman and Philomena Gerlach Bruggeman. On July 19, 1947, he married Erma V. Fortkamp, who died Jan. 16, 1990.
Surviving are seven children, Pat (Jack) Moorman, Coldwater, Nick (Di) Bruggeman, St. Henry, Jerry (Dodie) Bruggeman, St. Henry, Jim (Alice) Bruggeman, Bryant, Ind., Dave Bruggeman, St. Henry, Judy (Jeff) Schwieterman, St. Henry, and Andy (Lori) Bruggeman, St. Henry; 21 grandchildren; and 17 great grandchildren.
Also deceased are a son, Randy Bruggeman, and six siblings, Hilda Everman, Alvira Everman, Raymond Bruggeman, Leo Bruggeman, Alvin Bruggeman and Esther Post.
He was a member of St. Francis Catholic Church, Cranberry Prairie, and Chickasaw Veterans of Foreign Wars Post. He served as a private in the U.S. Army ATCO 63rd infantry regiment of the 6th infantry division during World War II.
Funeral Mass is 10:30 a.m. Friday at the church. Burial with military rites will follow in St. Francis Cemetery.
Calling is 2-8 p.m. Thursday and 8-10 a.m. Friday at Hogenkamp Funeral Home, St. Henry.
Condolences may be left at www.hogenkampfh.com.
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