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Mike Bergstrom

Marion County News of Pleasantville, Iowa

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Memorial services for Mike Bergstrom, of Knoxville, was held on Saturday, December 31, 2011 at 2:00 p.m. at the Bybee & Davis Funeral Home. Burial of the ashes will be in St. Joseph's Cemetery, Elkader, Iowa, at a later date.

Michael James Bergstrom was born April 22, 1950 in McGregor, Iowa the son of Bill and Delores Margeret (Daugherty) Bergstrom.

He was raised in Des Moines and graduated from Hoover High School with the Class of 1969. Mike spent his entire adult life in the auto body repair business.

He worked in Des Moines for many years until moving to the Pleasantville/Knox-ville area in the early 1980's. He was known as a generous man with a heart of gold by his many friends and family. Everyone will remember Mike's sharp wit and dry sense of humor. Mike passed away on Saturday, December 24, 2011 at the Mercy Medical Center, in Des Moines, at the age of 61 years.

He was preceded in death by his father and step-father, Bob Mangan.

Those left to mourn his passing include his mother, Delores Mangan of Elkader; siblings, Patti (Don) Parker of St. Louis, Beth (Rob) Heithoff of Minneapolis and Brian (Penny) Bergstrom of Des Moines; 7 nieces and nephews and many other family members and great friends.

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Original Publication Date: January 5, 2012

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