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Airman First Class Paul H.J. Bergfelder Jr.

Born September 4, 1948 in Brandon, IA and died July 7, 2017 in Waverly, IA.

Paul H.J. Bergfelder Jr. joined the United States Air Force August 2, 1972 in Des Moines, IA, served during the Vietnam War era and reached the rank of Airman First Class before being discharged December 21, 1973 in Whiteman Air Force Base, MO.

Airman First Class Paul H.J. Bergfelder Jr. is buried at Harlington Cemetery in Waverly, Iowa and can be located at

Armed Forces Grave Registration

Release Date: July 7, 2080.

Obituary

Paul “P.J.” Bergfelder Jr., 68 of Waverly, Iowa passed away on Friday, July 7, 2017 at his residence in Waverly, Iowa.

Paul H.J. Bergfelder Jr. was born on September 4, 1948, the son of Paul H.J. Bergfelder Sr. and Marlys (Whitehead) Bergfelder in Brandon, Iowa. He graduated from Waverly-Shell Rock High School in 1966 and from University of Northern Iowa in Cedar Falls, Iowa. Paul served in the United States Air Force from 1972 until his discharge in 1973. He also served in the Army National Guard. He was employed by the Federal Government as a revenue agent for the IRS, retiring in 2007.

P.J. loved watching NASCAR, football and basketball games, Jeopardy, old TV shows and going to the casino.

Survivors are his long time companion, JoAnn Myers of Waverly, Iowa; two brothers, John (Susie) Bergfelder of Cedar Falls, Iowa and Jim Bergfelder of New Hartford, Iowa; two sisters, Maggie (Lawrence) Eddy of Des Moines, Iowa and Marilyn (Alan) Ellwanger of Waverly, Iowa; nephew, Matt (Lauren) Jarchow of Waverly, Iowa; three nieces, Kelsey (Josh) Pinkham of North Carolina, Lisa (Cory) Boatwright of Johnston, Iowa, and Kristy (Jake) Amsden of Clive, Iowa; several aunts, Doris Dufoe of Center Point, Iowa, Ruth Hansen of Nebraska, Maxine Welcher of Cedar Falls, Iowa, and Bonnie Whitehead of Arizona and several cousins. He was preceded in death by his parents, Paul Sr. in 1986 and Marlys in 2014.

Graveside service will be held on Saturday, July 15, 2017 at 8:30 am at Harlington Cemetery in Waverly, Iowa with Pastor Dan Eloe officiating and military rites conducted by the Waverly Area Veterans Posts. Visitation will be held on Friday, July 14th from 5:00 pm until 7:00 pm at the Kaiser-Corson Funeral Home in Waverly. Memorials may be directed to the Waverly Area Veterans Posts and online condolences for P.J. may be left at www.kaisercorosn.com.

Kaiser-Corson Funeral Home of Waverly is in charge of arrangements for Paul Bergfelder Jr. 352-1187

“Paul Bergfelder Jr. Obituary,” Kaiser Corson Funeral Homes, Inc., accessed July 7, 2018. http://www.kaisercorson.com/obituary/Paul-H.J.-Bergfelder-Jr./Waverly-IA/1739372.

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