Born: March 13, 1925
Died: February 04, 2013
Trygve B. Bergseth of West Bend died on Monday, February 4, 2013 at the Heritage Health and Rehabilitation Center in Port Washington at the age of 87 years. He was born on March 13, 1925 in Starkweather, ND to the late John and Sverina (nee Myklebust) Bergseth.
During World War II, he served with the United States Navy in the Pacific Theater. Following his discharge, he returned to North Dakota.
After his marriage to June B. Priebe on September 28, 1945, they settled in Devils Lake, ND. The family later settled in Minot, ND. In the late 1970’s, he moved to Wisconsin, settling in Washington County.
While in the West Bend area, he worked as a maintenance man with Cedar Community and also was employed at the Unity Club and Tennies Hardware.
Survivors include 3 children Emily (Gilbert) Krueger of West Bend, Lila (Tom) Weltikol of Minot, ND, Trygve, Jr. (Beth Almazan) of Gilbert, AZ; 1 daughter-in-law Chris Bergseth of Wauwatosa; 8 grandchildren Glenn Krueger , Melisa (John) Martin, Thomas Weltikol, Andrea (Jason) Mattern, Jeremy Weltikol, Elijah (Nikki) Bergseth, Ashley (Chris) Sundsbak and Kristen Weltikol; 9 great-grandchildren; 1 sister-in-law Lena Bergseth of Bath, SD; other relatives and friends.
He was preceded in death by his wife June on February 3, 1979, 1 son Edward, 3 brothers Albert, Melvern and Selmar and a special friend Vivian Bowman.
Funeral services will be held on Friday, February 8 at 2 p.m. at the Schmidt Funeral Home in West Bend with burial following in Washington County Memorial Park. Visitaiton will be at the funeral home on Friday from 12 noon until 1:45 p.m.
Memorials to the Heritage Health and Rehabilitation Center in Port Washington are appreciated.