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George Bergman, 1916-2007

George Bergman, a resident of Mesa, died March 26.  He was born May 23, 1916, to Carl Emil Bergman and Ida (Setterquist) Bergman in Duluth, Minn.

He moved from Minnesota to Flagstaff in 1961, where he became a business owner, and then worked for and retired from the State of Arizona Department of Economic Security. After taking his retirement in 1974, George moved to Sedona, then Cottonwood.  Later, George made his final home in Mesa.

George was very active with the Verde Valley Senior Citizens Association ‹ delivering meals on wheels to those in need, or driving the elderly to their doctor appointments and other errands. 

He is preceded in death by his wife, Eileen M. Bergman.  He leaves behind his two daughters, Diane Marquez of Chandler, and Nancy Snell with her husband, Keith of Phoenix; his brother, Donald Bergman with his wife, Eileen of Duluth, Minn.; his sister, Betty Myhrman of Mankato, Minn.; seven grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.

A memorial service will be held in honor of George's life on Saturday, April 14, 1 p.m., at the Christ Lutheran Church in Sedona, where George was a member.

Memorial Donations can be sent to Christ Lutheran Church, 25 Chapel Road, Sedona, Arizona 86336.

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