Wednesday, November 13th, 2013
Kenneth J. Bergman, 72, Celina, died Nov. 12, 2013, at his home.
He was born March 8, 1941, in Osgood to the late Albert L. and Lidwina Stelzer Bergman. He married Melody Weis on Sept. 7, 1999, and she survives in Celina.
Also surviving are three children, Lisa McNeilan and Jon Trisel, Celina, Amy (Brian) Kremer, Coldwater, and Scott Bergman and Rashell Bigelow, Celina; four stepchildren, Dave (Jan) Rindler, Berne, Ind., and Mike (Julie) Rindler, Ann (Tom) Risner and Rob Rindler, all of Coldwater; three grandchildren; 13 stepgrandchildren; eight stepgreat-grandchildren; brothers and sisters, Pat (Arnie) Clune, Minster, Dennis Bergman, Coldwater, Tom (Charlene) Bergman, Greenville, Paul (Shirley) Bergman, Westerville, Charles (Sue) Bergman, Winter Grove, Fla., Harold (Jean) Bergman, Minster, Doris (Mike) Schultz, St. Henry, Louis (Mary) Bergman, Greenville, Rosie (Mike) Pearson, Versailles, and Karen (Don) Luthman, Madeira; father-in-law, Albert Weis; in-laws, Victoria Cournoyer, Cincinnati, Robyn (Bruce) Ganger, Celina, Stephanie (Dave) Newbauer, Botkins, Ronnie Weis, St. Marys, and Kimberley Myers, St. Louis, Mo.; and 25 nieces and nephews.
Deceased are a former wife, Sandra (Desch) Rindler-Bergman; a sister-in-law, JoAnn Bergman; a godson, Kurt Bergman; mother-in-law, Arbeula (King) Weis and in-laws, Carol Weis, Dawn Junod and Cynthia Weis.
He worked at New Idea, Coldwater for 34 years and Crown Equipment for five years. He served eight years in the Ohio National Guard and was a graduate of St. Henry High School. He was a member of Holy Trinity Catholic Church, Coldwater; American Legion Post 470, Coldwater; V.F.W. Post 5713, Celina; Loyal Order of Moose Lodge 1473, Celina; and the Coldwater Eagles.
Funeral Mass is 10:30 a.m. Friday at Holy Trinity Catholic Church, Coldwater. Burial with military rites will follow in St. Elizabeth Cemetery, Coldwater.
Calling is 2-8 p.m. Thursday and 9-10 a.m. Friday at Hogenkamp Funeral Home, Coldwater.
Condolences may be left at hogenkampfh.com.