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Clayton "Bergie" Dean Bergmeier

July 18, 1932 — January 31, 2023

Clayton "Bergie" Dean Bergmeier

Dean was born on July 18, 1932 to John and Blanche Arnold Bergmeier in Clay County, Kansas. He grew up in Wakefield, Kansas until a tornado took the farm. The family moved to Abilene. He had 3 sisters; Betty, Opal, Adelia, and 3 brothers; Clarence, Calvin, and Pat with him being the baby.

Dean served in the US Army in Korea, returning home to marry his wife, of 67 years, Donna Meier. In Adilene, he worked as a fireman and a policeman before joining the Union Pacific R.R. The U.P.R.R. took the family to Kansas City, Seattle, Pocatello, and Salt Lake City before ending up back in Pocatello for retirement. After retirement, when he wasn’t at their cabin in Tetonia with family and friends. He was downtown with his buddies having a cup of coffee.

Dean is survived by his wife Donna; children, Debbi (Ray) Terri Sue (Mike), Chuck (Deb); in-laws, Arlene (Meier) Engle Steve; 9 grandchildren; 23 great grandchildren; and 3 great-great grandchildren.

Dean was preceded in death by his parents; 3 sisters; 3 brothers; a grandson, Cody Anderson; and great granddaughters Samantha Labbee and Chole Shurbert.

Viewing will be held on Thursday, February 9, 2023 from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm and Friday, February 10, 2023 from 10:00 am to 10:45 am, both at Manning Wheatley Funeral Home. Funeral Service will be held on Friday, February 10, 2023 at 11:00 am at Manning Wheatley Funeral Home. Interment will follow at Mountain View Cemetery with Military Honors. In lieu of flowers. Donations may be made in Dean’s name to the Shriners Hospital: https://www.shrinerschildrens.org/en/giving.

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Past Services

Viewing

Friday, February 10, 2023

10:00 - 10:45 am (Mountain time)

Manning - Wheatley Funeral Home

510 North 12th Avenue, Pocatello, ID 83201

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Funeral Service

Friday, February 10, 2023

Starts at 11:00 am (Mountain time)

Manning - Wheatley Funeral Home

510 North 12th Avenue, Pocatello, ID 83201

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Interment following funeral service

Friday, February 10, 2023

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