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Jeffre Bergman

Jan. 4, 1971-June 27, 2010

Jeffre C. Bergman, 39, of Rochert, died Sunday June 27, 2010 at his residence.

Jeffre Christian Bergman was born to Douglas and Sharon (Larson) Bergman on January 4, 1971 in Fridley, Minn. They moved to Moorhead when Jeffre was a young child. He received his education there, graduating from Moorhead High School in 1989. He then attended Mankato State University. He worked as a cement mason for Moorhead Construction and later did his masonry work for the Operative Plasterers' and Cement Masons' International #633 in the Twin Cities area.

On January 1, 2005 Jeff was united in marriage to Mary Hennen in Robbinsdale, Minn.

Jeff loved to talk to others. He also enjoyed fishing and a variety of sports. He played and served as captain of his football, hockey, and baseball teams at Moorhead High School. He also played baseball at Mankato State University. He played in the American Legion Baseball World Series and was the winning pitcher in the Regional Championship Game that earned Moorhead a spot in that tournament. He also played on the 1987 State Championship Moorhead football team.

Surviving Jeff are his parents, Douglas and Sharon Bergman of Rochert; two brothers, Wade Bergman of East Grand Forks, Minn., and Ben Bergman of Rochert; one sister, Brigitte Bergman of Portland, Ore.; one nephew, Spencer Bergman of Rochert; several aunts, uncles and cousins; and his pets Spike, Midnight and Twilight.

Preceding him in death were his paternal grandparents, Leonard and Doris Bergman; maternal grandparents; Robyn and Marian Larson; and grandmother Sidna Larson.

Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. Thursday, July 1 at the West-Kjos Funeral Home in Detroit Lakes, and one hour prior to services Friday at the church.

Funeral services are set for 1 p.m. Friday, July 2 at the United Methodist Church in Detroit Lakes.

Interment will be in Oak Grove Cemetery, Detroit Lakes.

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