Dwight Lawrence Bergstrom, 89, of Quincy and former resident of Omak, WA and Lacy, WA passed away on Monday, February 25, 2019.
He was born on May 23, 1929 in Cushing, MN the 8th of 15 children to Axel N and Claudia T. (Lundquist) Bergstrom.
Dwight joined the National Guard in 1947 serving 9 years in Minnesota and Washington until his honorable discharge in 1956.
He moved with the family to Omak, WA in 1948 where he met and married Patricia J. Peters on September 28, 1950. Dwight and his family lived and worked in Omak until 1970 when they moved to Boise, Idaho until 1979. The Bergstrom family moved to Lacey, WA where they made their home until 2017 when they moved to Quincy.
Dwight was a carpenter working in construction. He was active in the churches where they resided.
Dwight is survived by his wife Patricia of 68 years, his 4 children, Allison (Ray) Prentice of Moses Lake, Karen (Wes) Kooy of Quincy, Donald (Nora Rutledge) Bergstrom of Columbia Falls, MT and Scott Bergstrom of Lacey, WA.
13 grandchildren: Miriam Gregg, Nathaniel (Tabitha) Gregg, Tylar (Christine) Kooy, Kelsey (Jason) Lieberg, Camille (Matheus) Canada, Caleb, Crystal (Avery) Bibbins, Kara, Jonathan (Melissa) Bergstrom, Liisa (Bryan) McDivitt, Andrew (Holly) Bergstrom, Abigail Bergstrom, Anna Bergstrom and 14 great-grandchildren.
Siblings, Mildred Reich, Eleanor (Watts) Hamman, Zella Pfitzer all of CA, Amy Gerla of ID, Jeanette Parks of Maryland and Phillip Bergstrom of Minnesota.
He was preceded in death by infant daughter Renee Bergstrom, siblings, John, Roger, Violet, Luman, Donald and Archie.
A celebration of life service will be held at 11:00 A.M. on Tuesday, March 5, 2019 at Bethel Baptist Church,
1354 Eastmont Avenue, East Wenatchee, WA.
Please leave a memory for the family or sign their online guestbook at www.scharbachs.com.
Scharbach’s Columbia Funeral Chapel, Quincy, WA is assisting the family with arrangements.