Surrounded by his family, Robert Joseph Bergmann, 78, died at 7:34 a.m. on Friday (Nov. 23, 2012) at his Kalamazoo, Mich., home. He was born June 5, 1934, in Chicago, a son of Peter and Marie Stopar Bergmann. On July 7, 1956, in Toledo, Ohio, he married Marilyn Fox, who survives. Bob was a 1956 graduate of Purdue University and was a certified value specialist having worked at Gardner Denver Co. in Quincy. He was a military service veteran. Bob touched the lives of many and will be greatly missed. He is also survived by son, Kurt Joseph (Penka) Bergmann; a daughter, Lori Kathleen (Sam) Marquez; grandchildren, Jason Marquez and Eric Marquez; a sister, Partricia Sula, and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by son, Terrence Michael Bergmann. SERVICES: 1 p.m. Saturday memorial services will be in the Redmond Funeral Home, 4100 S. Westnedge, Ave., Kalamazoo. VISITATION: Saturday from noon until time of services in the funeral home. MEMORIALS Lymphoma-Cancer Research@mayoclinic.org. ARRANGEMENTS: Redmond Funeral Home, 4100 S. Westnedge Ave., Kalamazoo, MI 49008 Condolences may be expressed online at www.whig.com.
Published in Quincy Herald-Whig on Nov. 27, 2012