William "Bill" H. Bermann, Edgerton, WI (1949-2014)
December 20, 1949 - March 19, 2014
William "Bill" H. Bermann, 64, of Edgerton, passed away on Wednesday, March 19, 2014, at his home with his loving family by his side, after losing his three year battle with cancer. He was born on Dec. 20, 1949, in Appleton, WI, son of the late Harold and Edna (Flebelkom) Bermann. He was united in marriage to Peggy Brummond of Eau Claire, on Nov. 18, 1978, in Eau Claire, WI. Bill was a member of St. John Evangelical Lutheran Church, Edgerton. Bill had a long work history in retail sales, which included owning and operating the Edgerton IGA Store for over 10 years, and then was the District Manager for the Voortman Cookie Company for over 15 years. He was the past mayor of Edgerton, as well as a councilman, past member of the Edgerton Lions Club, volunteer fire department, optimist club and the JC's. He enjoyed boating, photography, woodworking, and riding his Harley. His happiest times were spent with his son, Josh; Learning to scuba dive, becoming a Padi instructor, and coaching his son into a professional diving career. They enjoyed diving anywhere from Devil's Lake to the Caribbean, their yearly trips to Bill's friend's ranch in Montana, and their jaunts to the family cabin.
Bill is survived by his loving wife of 35 years, Peggy; extended family: Joni (Jason), Zoe and Pyke Sepielli, of Grants Pass, OR; and many family and friends. He was preceded in death by his only child, Joshua William.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m., on Saturday, March 22, 2014, at ST. JOHN EVANGELICAL LUTHERAN CHURCH, Edgerton, with the Rev. Carl Seeger officiating. Burial will be in the Fassett Cemetery, Edgerton. Friends may call, at the EHLERT FUNERAL HOME AND CREMATION SERVICES, US HWY 51 N, Edgerton, on Friday, March 21, 2014, from 5 until 7 p.m. and at the CHURCH on Saturday, March 22, from 10 a.m. until the time of the service. Condolences may be expressed at ehlertfuneralhome.com