Robert F. Bergey, age 92, of Clare, passed away on Saturday, Oct. 26, at The Laurels of Mt. Pleasant. He was born the son of Ray and Florence (Poet) Bergey on June 10, 1921 in Loomis, Michigan. He served in the US Army during WWII , and had been a Construction Supervisor, most recently with Elerbe and Associates. He married Lena Wichert on Sept. 20, 1947 and she survives him. Bob was a member of the First Baptist Church of Clare, the Pettit-Kapplinger VFW Post in Clare, and the NRA.
Survivors include his wife, Lena, his son, Robert W. (Mona) Bergey of Fairbanks, Ak., his daughters, Gayla Weaver of Milan, Mi., Jacquie (Jeff) Wood of Montague, Mi., and Pam Bergey of Clare. Also surviving are 12 grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his siblings, Dortha, Edna, Verna, Donald, Norma, Neil, Elton, Mildred, and Iva.
Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2013, at 1:00 PM, from the First Baptist Church of Clare, with pastor Doug Blackwell officiating. Burial will be in the Wise Twp. Cemetery in Loomis. Friends may call at the Clare Chapel of Stephenson-Wyman Funeral Home on Tuesday from 2 to 5 and 7 to 9 PM. Memorials may be made to his church. If you are unable to attend, you are invited to leave his family a condolence message on the Bergey family’s tribute wall at www.stephenson-wyman.com