Posted: Mon 11:40 AM, Dec 02, 2013
Funeral Home: Leavitt Funeral Home
Glenn Darrell Bergdorf, 69, of Vincent, OH, passed away November 30, 2013 at the Camden-Clark Medical Center after a short battle with cancer. God was good to Glenn. He never had any pain and passed away peacefully surrounded by his wife and close friends.
Glenn was born at Shepherd Field, Wichita Falls, Texas on January 8, 1944 a son of the late Francis Alexander and Mildred Hanoch Bergdorf.
He attended Nathan Hale High School in Tulsa, Oklahoma, after graduating in 1962 he attended Oklahoma State University where he joined Acacia Fraternity. He graduated with a Business Degree in Production Management.
After college he joined the Air Force where he flew C-130 planes during Vietnam War, receiving several air medal awards for distinguished flying missions. After the service he took a position with Corning Glass at a plant in Muskogee, Oklahoma.
He and his wife Georgette relocated with the Corning Plant to Parkersburg, WV in 1986, which later sold to Schott Scientific. He joined St. Ambrose Catholic Church in Little Hocking, OH in approximately 2003 and has been faithful member. He retired from Schott Scientific and began letterboxing as a hobby.
He and Georgette loved to dance at the American Legion and VFW as well as traveling to see family, surrounding states and taking cruises to the Bahama's, Bermuda, Canada, Hawaii and most recently to Alaska in 2012.
Glenn is survived by his wife of 30 years, Georgette Parker Bergdorf;
daughter, Tiffany Ann (Randy) Schau of Broken Arrow, OK; three
grandchildren, Taylor Anthony Hendrickson, Sabryna Ann Schau and Ashton Ray all of Broken Arrow, OK; one sister, Cheryll Louise Dale of Tulsa, OK; brother and sister-in-law, Jack and Paula Steele of Carrollon, TX; niece Brandi (Michael) Brynie; great niece Brooklyn Brynie; and several cousins and many, many friends that loved him.
A Memorial Mass will be held Thursday 11:00 am at the St. Ambrose Catholic Church with Father Robert Gallagher as celebrant with military rites by the American Legion Post #15. Visitation will be held one hour prior to the service at the church.
Memorial Contributions may be made in Glenn's memory to the charity of the donor's choice or St. Ambrose Catholic Church, 5080 School House Rd, Little Hocking, OH 45742.
Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.LeavittFuneralHome.com