Friday, June 11th, 2021
Kathryn A. Bergman, 93, of Fort Recovery, Ohio, passed away peacefully at her home on Wednesday, June 9, 2021.
She was born on April 12, 1928, in Fort Loramie, Ohio, to the late Bert and Rose (Robbins) Vonderhyde.
Kathryn is survived by her children, Gregory Bergman of Portland, Calvin (Teresa) Bergman of Monrovia, Maryland, Elaine Brunswick of Portland, Kevin (Kim) Bergman of Ansonia, Rebecca (Greg) Shreeve of Salamonia, Jacqueline Abels of Portland, Eric (Lisa) Bergman of Salamonia, and Miriam Major of Pennville; her 24 grandchildren, 34 great grandchildren, and 5 great-greatgrandchildren; her sister, Norma Wellman of Fort Recovery; and her in-laws, Peg Bergman of Fort Recovery, Jack (Jean) Bergman of St. Henry, Elsie Timmerman of Fort Recovery, and Floyd (Joan) Bergman of Fort Recovery.
In addition to her parents, Kathryn was preceded in death by her husband, Walter V. Bergman, whom she married on June 2, 1947; her children, Kristina Bergman, Kurt Bergman, and Kenneth Bergman; her great granddaughter, Haley Bouse; her siblings, Edna Seigel, Mary Leugers, Irene Grisez, Leonard Vonderhyde, Dorothy Hole, Emma Hoelscher, Bert Vonderhyde, Richard Vonderhyde, Elsie Winner; and her in-laws, Ruth Finch, Betty Jean Brockman, Melvin Bergman, Marjorie Vogel, Ralph Bergman, Harold Bergman, Paul Bergman, and Lavern Bergman.
Kathryn was a 1946 graduate of Fort Loramie High School. Before becoming a homemaker and caring for her family, Kathryn worked at the Wagner's Foundry in Piqua. Kathryn was a devout Catholic who had a avid prayer life, and enjoyed volunteering her time at the church. In her free time, she liked watching her horses and the birds outside. She even enjoyed tending her flower garden and spoiling her grandchildren, great grandchildren and great-great grandchildren.
A Mass of Christian Burial will take place at 10:00 AM on Saturday, June 12, 2021, at Mary Help of Christians Catholic Church, 403 Sharpsburg Rd, Fort Recovery, Ohio, 45846, with Father Ned Brown officiating. Burial will follow in St. Mary's Cemetery.
Family and friends may visit with the family on Friday, June 11, 2021, from 4:00 PM until 7:00 PM and again on Saturday from 8:30 AM till 9:30 AM at Brockman Boeckman Funeral Home, 308 S. Wayne Street, Fort Recovery, Ohio, 45846.
Memorial contributions may be given to EverHeart Hospice, 1350 N. Broadway Street, Greenville, Ohio 45331.
Online condolences may be shared with the family by visiting www.brockmanboeckmanfh.com.