Funeral services will be held on Saturday, April 10, 2021 at 12 O’Clock Noon at the Draeger Langendorf Funeral Home. Private entombment will take place at West Lawn Memorial Park. A visitation for Florence will take place on Saturday at the funeral home from 10:00 a.m. until the time of the service. In lieu of flowers, memorial remembrances to the Racine Zoological Society, 2131 North Main Street, Racine, WI 53402 would be appreciated by the Bergman family.
To view Florence’s service via livestream, please click this link at 12pm: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EPZ9v2rjG4Q
Florence E. Bergman, age 100, a lifelong resident of Racine, passed away peacefully at her son’s residence on Wednesday, March 24, 2021.
Florence was Nana, Mother, Grandmother, Great-Grandmother, Matriarch, Devoted Wife, Calligrapher, Spoon Collector, Christmas Cookie Maker Extraordinaire, Avid Reader, Fiercely Independent, Sage Wisdom, Endlessly Encouraging, and will be missed everyday by all.
Florence was born in Racine on July 3, 1920, a daughter of the late Steve and Emily (nee: Grazdiel) Gurski.
She, Florence E. Bergman, age 100, a lifelong resident of Racine, passed away peacefully at her son’s home on was a 1938 graduate of Horlick High School.
On August 20, 1949 in St. John Nepomuk Church, Florence was united in marriage to Robert Bergman. Sadly, he preceded her in death on March 29, 2009.
Florence worked for many years as a bookkeeper with Western Publishing and then for many years at both Hansen Pharmacy and Maier Trophy. She was a member of St. Edwards Catholic Church.
Survivors include her children, Mary (Clifton) Titcomb, Steven (Diane) Bergman, James (Grace Anderson) Bergman, and Peter Bergman; her grandchildren, Emily, Robert, Michael, Sarah, Chris, Scott, Paul, Theresa, and Shayla, and thirteen great-grandchildren.
Along with her husband, Florence was preceded in death by her two sisters, Eleanor Stehlik and Irene Scheiss.