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Warren Bergheim

September 17, 1924 July 6, 2019
Warren Bergheim
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Obituary for Warren Bergheim

Warren Bergheim, age 94, of Madison, passed away on Saturday, July 6, 2019 at the Madison Regional Health System.

Funeral service will be 11 AM on Friday, July 12th at Trinity Lutheran Church with Rev. Glen Enright officiating.  Visitation will be 5-7 PM on Thursday at Weiland Funeral Chapel with a prayer service at 7 PM.  Visitation will continue on Friday one hour prior to the service at the church.  Burial will be in Lake Madison Lutheran Cemetery.  Military honors will be provided by the Madison VFW, Madison American Legion and US Navy personnel.

Warren Kermit Bergheim was born September 17, 1924 in Madison, SD, to Nordahl & Hannah (Hexom) Bergheim.  He enlisted in the US Navy and served from Aug 1944-June 1946.  After his discharge, he returned to South Dakota to homestead on the family farm.  In 1952, he moved to Alaska and bought some land to homestead.  While he was there, he was a commercial fisherman and worked at the post office.   He returned to South Dakota in the mid 1970’s.  On February 16, 1985, he married Marilyn Peterson at Trinity Lutheran Church in Madison. 

Some of Warren’s hobbies were raising a big garden, cooking, canning and making his famous potato klub.  Warren loved to read, especially magazines, very proud of his Norwegian heritage, good & faithful servant of God and a VFW Life Member.

He is survived by his three children, Janet (Tom) Schofield of Philip, SD, Mike (KJ) Peterson of Rapid City and Jaime (Jerry) McKinney of Madison; seven grandchildren & sixteen great-grandchildren; two sisters, Nora Stangeland and Arloine (Steve) Goodfellow both of Brookings; many nieces & nephews and sister-in-law, Deanna Bergheim of Madison. 

Preceding him in death were his parents; wife; son, Matthew Peterson; grandson, Marcus Peterson; six siblings, Carlton, Harlan, Helen Marie DenBesten, Helen Bergheim, Angeline Kaufman and Muriel Bonano.


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Previous Events

Visitation

Thursday

11

Jul

5:00 PM 7/11/2019 5:00:00 PM - 7:00 PM 7/11/2019 7:00:00 PM
Weiland Funeral Chapel

320 N. Egan Ave.
Madison, SD 57042

Weiland Funeral Chapel
320 N. Egan Ave. Madison 57042 SD
United States

Prayer service

Thursday

11

Jul

7:00 PM 7/11/2019 7:00:00 PM - 7:15 PM 7/11/2019 7:15:00 PM
Weiland Funeral Chapel

320 N. Egan Ave.
Madison, SD 57042

Weiland Funeral Chapel
320 N. Egan Ave. Madison 57042 SD
United States

Funeral service

Friday

12

Jul

11:00 AM 7/12/2019 11:00:00 AM - 11:30 AM 7/12/2019 11:30:00 AM
Trinity Lutheran Church

203 N. Harth Ave.
Madison, SD 57042

Trinity Lutheran Church
203 N. Harth Ave. Madison 57042 SD
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Lake Madison Lutheran Cemetery Final Resting Place

County Road 26
Rutland, SD 57057

County Road 26 Rutland 57057 SD
United States
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