Obits – David William Bergmann

David William Bergmann
David William Bergmann

David William Bergmann, age 60 of Minnetrista, Minn., passed away on Wednesday, Dec. 5 at Blake Medical Center in Bradenton, Fla.
Memorial of Christian Burial will be held Friday, Jan. 4 at 3 p.m. (visitation) and service at 4 p.m. at Mount Olivet West Lutheran Church in Victoria.
David was born Feb. 6, 1952 in Glencoe. He was the son of Raymond and Mabel Bergmann. David grew up in Hamburg, Minn., and attended Central High School in Norwood and later studied electrical construction and design at Dunwoody Institute. He married the love of his life, Christine, whom he met while she was washing her car in Norwood during high school and they married in 1974. In 1975, he and Christine founded Laketown Electric, where he continued to work until his passing.
David was a devoted husband and father to his children Shelley, Christopher and Matthew. He will be greatly missed by his family, loved ones and community members.  He was a mentor to many individuals in the electrical industry and mentored many men to start their own companies. David had a strong compassion for charitable work and helping those that were less fortunate. He was a Sunday school teacher, confirmation teacher, Boy Scout troop leader, volunteer firefighter, member of the church choir and also was the President of the Waconia Chamber, the Rotary as well as was the Chairperson of the CAP Agency Holiday Project. David was a licensed pyrotechnic and also coordinated the 4th of July fireworks over Lake Waconia for several years. His hobbies included riding his Harleys, driving his stock car and eventually owning a race team, being outdoors, spending time with his family and hanging with his buddies at Floyd’s.
David is preceded in death by his parents and other family members.
David is survived by his loving family, Christine, Shelley, Chris and Matt, his grandchildren Ezekiel Bergmann, Giuseppe and Giuliana Bevilacqua as well as many great friends and extended family.