Back to: News
October 11, 2012
Follow News

Obituary: Veryl Dean Bergstrom

Veryl passed away at the age of 86 in Carson City.

He was born in St. Francis, Kan., the youngest of four children born to Swedish immigrant, John Bergstrom, and Ethel Hewitt-Bergstrom of S.D. John passed away at the age of 53 when Veryl was just 8 years old. Ethel and the kids moved to Rio Vista, Calif. in 1939, where he finished school, enlisted in the Army and was deployed to Nagasaki, Japan in 1945, being among the first troops to arrive after the bomb. Upon his return to Rio Vista, Veryl married his high school sweetheart, Betty Barr, …

Explore Related Articles

Trending in: News

The Nevada Appeal Updated Oct 16, 2012 02:04PM Published Oct 11, 2012 05:24PM Copyright 2012 The Nevada Appeal. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.