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Plains Edition Obituaries for 5-7-11

Carl Oliver Vincent Bergstrom, 92, of North Platte died April 20, 2011, at North Platte Care Center.

He was born July 7, 1918, in Wild Horse Valley north of Brady to Carl and Carrie Bergstrom.

He attended grade school at Wickstrom Country School and later attended high school at Brady. He attended Svea-Dal Evangelical Convenant Church being baptized and confirmed there.

He married Hazel Ada Burke on July 12, 1949, in the United Methodist Church in Beatrice.

He farmed and ranched in Wild Horse Valley north of Brady. He enjoyed raising livestock especially registered quarter horses. He received the Nebraska Pioneer Farm Award. He pursued his interest in livestock by taking veterinary classes to further his education.

He was a 4-H leader for the Wild Horse Valley 4-H Club. He later obtained his real estate broker and auctioneer licenses which led to owning Bergstrom Realty and Auction.

Survivors include three nephews, Gaylen Bergstrom, Gary (Brenda) Bergstrom, all of Brady, and Gerald (Brenna) Bergstrom of Kearney; all other nieces and nephews include Kenneth Pheasant, Jackie Brammeier, Elaine Luse, Kay Ono, Joyce Schartzer and Genieve Allington; great-nieces, Kassie and McKenzie Bergstrom; and a great-nephew, Grant Bergstrom.

He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Hazel; brother Kenneth; and sister-in-law, Lucille Bergstrom.

Carl Oliver Vincent Bergstrom, 92, of North Platte died April 20, 2011, at North Platte Care Center.

He was born July 7, 1918, in Wild Horse Valley north of Brady to Carl and Carrie Bergstrom.

He attended grade school at Wickstrom Country School and later attended high school at Brady. He attended Svea-Dal Evangelical Convenant Church being baptized and confirmed there.

He married Hazel Ada Burke on July 12, 1949, in the United Methodist Church in Beatrice.

He farmed and ranched in Wild Horse Valley north of Brady. He enjoyed raising livestock especially registered quarter horses. He received the Nebraska Pioneer Farm Award. He pursued his interest in livestock by taking veterinary classes to further his education.

He was a 4-H leader for the Wild Horse Valley 4-H Club. He later obtained his real estate broker and auctioneer licenses which led to owning Bergstrom Realty and Auction.

Survivors include three nephews, Gaylen Bergstrom, Gary (Brenda) Bergstrom, all of Brady, and Gerald (Brenna) Bergstrom of Kearney; all other nieces and nephews include Kenneth Pheasant, Jackie Brammeier, Elaine Luse, Kay Ono, Joyce Schartzer and Genieve Allington; great-nieces, Kassie and McKenzie Bergstrom; and a great-nephew, Grant Bergstrom.

He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Hazel; brother Kenneth; and sister-in-law, Lucille Bergstrom.

Carl Oliver Vincent Bergstrom, 92, of North Platte died April 20, 2011, at North Platte Care Center.

He was born July 7, 1918, in Wild Horse Valley north of Brady to Carl and Carrie Bergstrom.

He attended grade school at Wickstrom Country School and later attended high school at Brady. He attended Svea-Dal Evangelical Convenant Church being baptized and confirmed there.

He married Hazel Ada Burke on July 12, 1949, in the United Methodist Church in Beatrice.

He farmed and ranched in Wild Horse Valley north of Brady. He enjoyed raising livestock especially registered quarter horses. He received the Nebraska Pioneer Farm Award. He pursued his interest in livestock by taking veterinary classes to further his education.

He was a 4-H leader for the Wild Horse Valley 4-H Club. He later obtained his real estate broker and auctioneer licenses which led to owning Bergstrom Realty and Auction.

Survivors include three nephews, Gaylen Bergstrom, Gary (Brenda) Bergstrom, all of Brady, and Gerald (Brenna) Bergstrom of Kearney; all other nieces and nephews include Kenneth Pheasant, Jackie Brammeier, Elaine Luse, Kay Ono, Joyce Schartzer and Genieve Allington; great-nieces, Kassie and McKenzie Bergstrom; and a great-nephew, Grant Bergstrom.

He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Hazel; brother Kenneth; and sister-in-law, Lucille Bergstrom.

Carl Oliver Vincent Bergstrom, 92, of North Platte died April 20, 2011, at North Platte Care Center.

He was born July 7, 1918, in Wild Horse Valley north of Brady to Carl and Carrie Bergstrom.

He attended grade school at Wickstrom Country School and later attended high school at Brady. He attended Svea-Dal Evangelical Convenant Church being baptized and confirmed there.

He married Hazel Ada Burke on July 12, 1949, in the United Methodist Church in Beatrice.

He farmed and ranched in Wild Horse Valley north of Brady. He enjoyed raising livestock especially registered quarter horses. He received the Nebraska Pioneer Farm Award. He pursued his interest in livestock by taking veterinary classes to further his education.

He was a 4-H leader for the Wild Horse Valley 4-H Club. He later obtained his real estate broker and auctioneer licenses which led to owning Bergstrom Realty and Auction.

Survivors include three nephews, Gaylen Bergstrom, Gary (Brenda) Bergstrom, all of Brady, and Gerald (Brenna) Bergstrom of Kearney; all other nieces and nephews include Kenneth Pheasant, Jackie Brammeier, Elaine Luse, Kay Ono, Joyce Schartzer and Genieve Allington; great-nieces, Kassie and McKenzie Bergstrom; and a great-nephew, Grant Bergstrom.

He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Hazel; brother Kenneth; and sister-in-law, Lucille Bergstrom.


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