Bonnie Bergman

Bonnie Joy Bergman

Oct. 11, 1929 - Dec. 4, 2017

MASON CITY | Bonnie Joy Bergman, 88, of Mason City, Iowa, died Monday, December 4, 2017, at the Muse Norris Hospice Inpatient Unit.

Funeral services will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Thursday, December 7, 2017, at the First Covenant Church, 401 South Ohio Avenue, with the Rev. Steve Johnson officiating. The interment will follow in the Oakwood Cemetery, Plymouth.

Visitation will be held Wednesday, December 6, 2017, from 5:00 until 7:00 p.m. at Major Erickson Funeral Home, 111 N. Pennsylvania Avenue. In lieu of flowers, she requested memorials to The NIACC Foundation or KCMR Christian Radio Station.

Online condolences may be left for the family at

Bonnie Joy Bergman, the daughter of LuVern and Anna (Rasmussen) Snell was born on October 11, 1929, at Kansas City, Missouri.

She graduated from Rock Falls High School in 1947. She later obtained her BA degree from Buena Vista University at the age of 63.

She worked as a bank teller/ bookkeeper at Community State Bank in Rockwell, accounts receivable manager at Skarlis Olds Honda dealership in Mason City, and librarian at Mason City Public Library. She married Henry J. (Bud) Bergman on November 7, 1948, and they moved to a farm outside of Rockwell.

She was a member of the NIACC Foundation board for 23 years, a member of the KCMR Christian radio station board, and was involved with many community groups.

Church was an important part of her life and she enjoyed singing in the church choir, as well as, attending Bible study and volunteering at other church activities.

Bonnie is survived by her sons, Jerry (Pam) Bergman of Plymouth, grandchildren Cheri (John) VanDerHart, Jennifer (Chris) Anderson, Bruce (Renae) Bergman and Don (Carolyn) Bergman of Fort Dodge, grandchildren Nikki (Fred) Yeboah, Scot Bergman, Stacey (Sam) Winter and Steffanie (Amal) Radia and daughter, Beverly (Troy) Simon of St. Petersburg, Florida; grandchildren Joshua Simon, Jordan Simon and 12 great-grandchildren.

She is preceded in death by her parents, siblings Glen Snell, Morris Snell, Dean Snell, Marion Palmerton and Verlyn Snell. Former husband Henry J. Bergman and son Keith (twin of Beverly).

Arrangements are with Major Erickson Funeral Home & Crematory, 111 N. Pennsylvania Avenue, Mason City, Iowa 50401, 641-423-0924,

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