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