BERGMANN, RICHARD LOUIS - Franklin County, Ohio | RICHARD LOUIS BERGMANN - Ohio Gravestone Photos

Richard Louis BERGMANN

Greenlawn Cemetery
Franklin County,
Ohio

Richard was born May 12, 1923 in Columbus, Franklin, Ohio, and died Jun 24, 2011 in Columbus, Franklin, Ohio. S/O Carl A Bergmann (B:1884-OH), and Martha Estella Bodikar (B:1890-OH). His siblings included: Verne, James, and Robert.

Columbus Dispatch, The (OH) - Sunday, June 26, 2011

Deceased Name: Richard Louis Bergmann

BERGMANN Richard Louis Bergmann departed this life for his heavenly home on Friday, June 24, 2011. Richard was born May 12, 1923 in Columbus, Ohio, the son of Carl A. and Martha Estella (Bodikar) Bergmann. Richard was preceded in death by his beloved wife of 58 years Gladys Mallett Bergmann. He is survived by two sons, Bruce (Dora) Bergmann of Dublin, Ohio and Charles (Carol) Bergmann of Boyds, MD; two granddaughters, Kathryn (Donald) Marshall of Sunol, CA and Kristin (Nicholas) Bergmann of Pasadena, CA; and a great-grandson, Emery Marshall. He was preceded in death by his sister Verna Mae McCarty, and three brothers James Bergmann, Elmer Bergmann, and his twin Robert Bergmann. Richard was a graduate of Columbus South High School, and The Ohio State University, College of Engineering. He was an active member of Parkview United Methodist Church and held several church offices. He was a member of the Westgate Masonic Lodge and the Buckeye Ramblers camping group. During his long career, Richard worked as an electrical engineer at Janitrol, Ranco, CVI and PHPK. He held two US Patents for his work on thermostats. Richard lived a life of giving, touching the lives of countless others through his volunteer work. For many years Richard and Gladys were dedicated volunteers at the Open Shelter, helping the homeless. They also volunteered at the West Side Free Store Ministries, which they helped establish and Richard served as Treasurer until his death. Most recently, Richard was a volunteer at Mount Carmel West Hospital. Richard's generous gifts of his time and talents garnered the recognition of the community. Honors for his community service included the Buchanan Award in 1996, the Doctors Hospital Golden Achievement award in 1997, the Columbus Dispatch Outstanding Community Service Award in 1999, and the JC Penny First Link Golden Rule Award in both 1999 and 2000. The family will receive friends at SCHOEDINGER HILLTOP CHAPEL, 3030 West Broad Street on Tuesday, June 28 from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m., where a Masonic Service will begin at 7:30 p.m. A funeral service will be held on Wednesday, June 29 at 10:30 a.m., at Parkview United Methodist Church, 344 S. Algonquin Ave, Columbus, Ohio. Pastor Denise Turpin will officiate. Calling hours will be at the church, one hour prior to service. Burial will be in Green Lawn Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in Richard's name to the Westside Free Store Ministries at 61 South Powell Ave, Columbus, Ohio 43204.

Gladys was born Oct 2, 1917 in Noble County, Ohio, and died Mar 19, 2006 in Columbus, Franklin, Ohio. D/O Wells Wellington Mallett (B:1882-OH), and Cora Belle Crum (B:1888-OH). Her siblings included: Bernice, Riley, Argel, Clayton, Hubert, and Ivan.

Columbus Dispatch, The (OH) - Monday, March 20, 2006

Deceased Name: Gladys Mallett Bergmann

BERGMANN Gladys Mallett Bergmann departed this life for her heavenly home on Sunday, March 19, 2006. She was born October 2, 1917, the daughter of the late Wales Wellington Mallett and Cora Belle Crum Mallett, on a farm in Noble County, Ohio. She is survived by her beloved husband of 58 wonderful years, Richard Bergmann; two sons, Bruce (Dora) Bergmann of Dublin, Ohio, and Charles (Carol) Bergmann of Boyds, Maryland; two granddaughters, Kathryn Bergmann of Oakland, California and Kristin Bergmann of Pennington, New Jersey; two brothers, Hubert Mallett of Steubenville, Ohio and Ivan Mallett of Orlando, Florida; and a very dear niece, Violet Pierce of Steubenville, Ohio. She was preceded in death by a sister, Bernice Mallett Gilreath; and three brothers, Riley Mallett, Argel Mallett, and Clayton Mallett. Gladys spent her adult life living for her family, her church and her community. Her life was one of giving. In her quiet and graceful way, she touched the lives of many of our communities most vulnerable: the homeless and God's blessed poor. For many years she served the homeless at the Open Shelter. In recent years she was actively involved with the Westside Free Store, a community mission of her church, establishing the hospitality program. Her generous commitment to the community garnered the recognition of the community. Honors for her community service included The Tri-Village Sertoma Club's Service to Mankind Award in 1995; runner-up for the 1995 Women of Character Award; the 1996 Buchanan Award for her personal investment with homeless persons; a Certificate of Appreciation from the Boy Scouts of America for outstanding service to Troop 33; the Columbus Dispatch 1999 Outstanding Community Service Award; the JC Penney First Link Golden Rule Award in both 1999 and 2000. She was a runner-up for the 2003 Young at Heart Senior of the Year Award. The family will receive friends at SCHOEDINGER HILLTOP CHAPEL, 3030 West Broad Street on Tuesday, March 21, 2 to 4 P.M. and 6 to 8 P.M.. Funeral services will be held on Wednesday March 22 at 10:30 A.M. at Parkview United Methodist Church, 344 S Algonquin Avenue, the Reverend Rebecca Gifford-Mitchell and Reverend Lowell Headley officiating. Calling hours will be at the church, one hour prior to the service. Burial will be in Green Lawn Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in her name to Westside Free Store Ministries at 3030 Sullivant Ave, Columbus, Ohio 43204.

Contributed on 9/14/12 by jchamler51
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Submitted: 9/14/12 • Approved: 9/17/12 • Last Updated: 8/13/15 • R150229-G150229-S3

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