Obit - Bergman

James David Bergman


Funeral services for James David Bergman, 81, were held Sunday, July 14, 2013, at Trinity Lutheran Church with Pastor Alicia Thompson-Summers. Interment was at the Rock Church.

James Bergman passed away on Thursday, July 11, 2013 at the Bergman Farm at Norse. He was born on Jan. 27, 1932, at the Bergman Farm, to Milton and Claris Bergman.

He attended Clifton schools and Clifton Jr. College.

On Dec. 13, 1957, he married Mina Faye Sorenson. The couple had four children. They lived in Clifton for two years, and the Bergman Farm for 57 years. He was a farmer. He was a member of the Neils Creek Wildlife Management Association. He enjoyed hunting and fishing. He was a member of the National Guard.

He was a man of integrity that loved his wife, family and friends. He was always ready to lend a hand.

The Bergman Farm has been in the family since 1887. Both James and his father were born in the house the family calls home. It was his dream that the farm will remain “The Bergman Farm” for many years to come.

Survivors include Mina Bergman of Clifton; sons, Mel Bergman and wife, Nancy of Arlington, Danny Bergman and wife, Nancy of Cleburne, James Bergman and wife, Ami of New Braunfels; daughter Marian Fraser and husband, Gary of Waco; grandchildren, Hillary and Brian Stanton of Burleson, Christina Lopez of Cleburne, Chris Bergman of Lubbock, Zach Bergman of San Antonio, Tyler Bergman of New Braunfels, Madelyne Bergman of Lewisville, Logan Fraser of Waco; great-grandchildren, Peyton, Katy, Jacob, Jordyn, Avery; sisters, Edna Shahan, Mary Conrad and husband, Vic; brother, Vern Bergman and wife Joyce; sister-in-law Mary Margaret Bergman; and many nieces and nephews.

Pallbearers were Chris D. Bergman, Jack Bergman, Tyler Bergman, Tommy Koons, Ryan Koons, Chris Bergman, Mike Conrad, and Brian Stanton.

Clifton Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.

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