Vinol G. Bergman
Vinol G. Bergman of the town of Summit, died on Sunday, Oct. 26, 2014 at home. He was 88 years old.
He was born on Nov. 10, 1925 in the town of Summit, a son of Otto and Caroline (Friebel) Bergman. On June 19, 1948, he married Rosalie Simon in Gleason. She preceded him in death on July 28, 1987.
He attended Sleepy Hollow grade school and Brown Bear High School on Highway J in the town of Summit.
Mr. Bergman was a dairy farmer in the town of Summit. He enjoyed the solitude of the woods, whether he was hunting or logging. In his younger days, he enjoyed bowling, softball and fishing. In later years, he enjoyed playing cards and reading.
He was a life-long Lutheran attending St. Paul’s in the town of Summit and later Luther Memorial in Gleason, where he served as an elder. He also served on the town of Summit Town Board, the Sunny Slope School Board and as a sexton for the town of Summit Cemetery.
He is survived by two daughters, Georgia (Robert) Harper of Vancouver, WA, Gail Bergman and special friend Wayne Chaplin of Madison, a son, Gary (Susan) of Holmen; six grandchildren: Elizabeth (William) Harper Doig, Peter Harper and fiancé Jenni Martin, Blaire Bergman, and Tom, Jon and Adam Bergman; he was especially close to his nephew, Richard (Donna) Fosterling and numerous nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Rosalie, son, Gregory, daughter-in-law Gwen Bergman Stutzman and grandson, David Harper, as well as, his parents, two sisters, Marjorie and Linda, and one brother, Myron.
Funeral services will be held on Friday at 11 a.m. at the Bradley Funeral Home with Rev. Greg Laska officiating. Visitation will be Thursday from 4-7:30 p.m. and on Friday one hour prior to services all at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to Luther Memorial Church in Gleason, the Antigo Public Library, or a tree could be planted in his memory.
Online condolences at www.bradleyfh.com.