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Raymond W. Bergmeier

Posted: Wednesday, Jan 2nd, 2013

Raymond Bergmeier
EARLVILLE - Raymond W. Bergmeier, 88, of Earlville died Jan. 1, 2013 at the Mendota Lutheran Home.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Jan. 5 at the Hanley-Turner-Eighner Funeral Home in Earlville with Pastor Del Keilman officiating. Burial will be at Precinct Cemetery, rural Earlville. Visitation is from 4 until 7 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 4 at the funeral home and for one hour prior to the funeral service on Jan. 5.

Mr. Bergmeier was born Feb. 4, 1924 in Jackson, Minn. to Ernest and Frances (Becker) Bergmeier. He married Delilah A. Besix Cottingim on Nov. 12, 1954 in Earlville. She preceded him in death.

Survivors include one daughter, Rhonda (Lawrence) Bartels of Mendota; two grandchildren, Jamie Keigley (Justin) Preston of Triumph and Ryan Glaser of Spring Valley; two great grandchildren, Giuliana Glaser and Jordan Preston; one brother, Ernest "JR" Bergmeier of Hugo, Minn.; and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife; two sisters, Shirley Brandt and Evelyn Bergmeier; and two brothers, Orville and Lawrence Bergmeier.

Mr. Bergmeier formerly owned and operated Ray’s Tap in Earlville for many years. He was also a custodian for Earlville schools for over 20 years retiring in 2004. He loved spending time in his flower gardens and mowed lawns and did yard work for many people.

For more information or to sign the online guest book, go to www.EighnerFuneralHomes.com.

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