Norman August Bergner

May 14, 1916 – December 05, 2012

Norman A. Bergner, 96, W2619 Linquist Road, Cecil, passed away on Wednesday, December 5th, 2012 at Woodlands Nursing Home in Gillett. He was born May 14th, 1916 in the Town of Green Valley to the late Otto Bergner and Frieda Bergner (Wolfgram). On October 19th, 1938 Norman married Evelyn Bergner (Reinke) in the Town of Green Valley. He was a member of Faith United Church in Gillett. While active in the church, Norman held many hats such as being an elder. Norman was also on the board of directors for the Green Valley Elevator Co-op. He enjoyed several hobbies such as playing cards and ice fishing. Norman was a farmer but was also very well known for his expertise in masonry. He is survived by two sons, Ronald Bergner (Gillett) and Chuck Bergner (Pulcifer); two daughter-in-laws, Barbara Bergner and Sharon Bergner; nine grandchildren, Patrick Bergner, Jeffery Bergner, Brian Bergner, Cheryl Bergner, Jason Bergner, Adam Bergner, Howard Bergner, Norman Bergner, and Betty Baumgarten; nine great-grandchildren; and many other relatives and close friends. Along with the survivors Norman also took care of many foster children. He is preceded in death by one son, Robert Bergner; one daughter, Janice Bergner; two brothers, Alfred and Lyman Bergner; two sisters, Bernice Stahlkopf and Geneva Zemke; two grandchildren Mathew and William Bergner; and a daughter-in-law, Jane Bergner. Friends may call from 9-11 A.M. Monday December 10th, 2012 at Faith United Church, Gillett. Funeral services will be held at 11 A.M following visitation with Pastor John Laatsch officiating. Burial will be held at St. John’s Cemetery in Pulcifer. A luncheon will be held at the church at the conclusion of the service. Kuehl Funeral Home (920) 855-2144 will be serving the family. The family would like to extend a special thank you to the staff of Woodlands Nursing Home in Gillett, Unity Hospice care, and Pastor John Laatsch for all of their help and compassion.

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