Roland Bergs, age 93, of New Auburn Township, rural Arlington, Minnesota, passed away Saturday, January 2, 2021, at Ridgeview Medical Center in Waconia, Minnesota.
Funeral Service will be held Saturday, January 9, 2021, 11:00 A.M. at Zion Lutheran Church in Arlington, Minnesota, with interment following at the Zion Lutheran Cemetery in New Auburn Township, Minnesota.
Visitation will be held Saturday, January 9, 2021, from 10:00-11:00 A.M., one-hour prior the service at the church.
No luncheon will be served due to Covid-19.
The service will be livestreamed via the church's Facebook page.
Social distancing guidelines will be followed and masks are required.
Online Guest Book is available at www.mcbridechapel.com
Roland Gordon Bergs was born on March 19, 1927, at home in New Auburn Township, Sibley County, Minnesota. He was the son of Rudolph and Martha (Frauendienst) Bergs. Roland was baptized as an infant on April 24, 1927, and was later confirmed in his faith as a youth on April 6, 1941 by Pastor Lars Werner, both at Immanuel Evangelical Lutheran Church in New Auburn. He received his education at country school in New Auburn Township.
On May 26, 1946, Roland was united in marriage to Evelyn Jakobi at Zion Lutheran Church in New Auburn Township by Pastor Wm. Mueller. Roland was a lifelong resident of New Auburn Township where he was a dairy farmer. He loved his cows! Roland and Evelyn were blessed with two children, Geraldine and Gordon. They shared 55 years of marriage when Evelyn passed away on August 1, 2001.
Roland was a member of Zion Lutheran Church in Arlington where he served as an usher and Deacon. He was a member of the Country School #74 school board and the Shady Lane Sportsman Club, where he helped with the fish fries, fox hunts and coon feeds.
Roland enjoyed family gatherings, farming, reading, going to town to have coffee and driving around to look at the crops. He cherished the time he spent with his family especially his children, grandchildren and great grandchild.
Roland passed away on Saturday, January 2, 2021, at the Ridgeview Medical Center in Waconia, at the age of 93 years, 9 months, 13 days. Blessed be his memory.
Roland is survived by his:
Children, Geraldine Pomplun and her husband, Roger of New Auburn, MN, and
Gordon Bergs and his wife, Barb of Arlington, MN;
Grandchildren, Bradley Pomplun and his wife, Kerry of Glencoe, MN, Carrie Eidem and her husband, Kyle of Brooklyn Park, MN;
Great grandchild, Chloe Eidem;
Nieces, Nephews, other relatives and friends.
Roland was preceded in death by his Parents, Rudolph and Martha Bergs; Wife, Evelyn Bergs; Brothers, Elroy Bergs and his wife, Mayda, Raymond Bergs and his wife, Gladys; Nephews-in-law, James Hartmann Sr., and Mark Dwinnell.