Edwin Robert Bergman was born July 16, 1932 in Dayton, Iowa, the son of Rose Danielson and Ted Bergman. He graduated from Fort Dodge High School in 1951. He graduated from the Fort Dodge junior college in 1953. He served in the United States Army from 1953 through 1955. He then furthered his education at the Milwaukee School of engineering. He was employed by Rockwell Collins as an electronic lab technician for 34 years. During his employment he worked on Air Force One several times.
Ed married Bonnie Ballard June 25, 1965 at North English, Iowa. Ed had many interests that included 1957 Thunderbirds, 1965 Mustangs, mechanical work on any type of Ford, collecting and working on antique radios and photography.
Ed died suddenly October 25, 2013 at his home at the age of 81 years and 3 months. Surviving Ed are his wife, Bonnie, two brothers, Raymond (Kathy) of Fort Dodge and his children, Sherry, Gene, Jerry, Chris and Craig, Ronald (Connie) of Cedar Rapids and his children, Todd and Joy and one sister, Carol Brandow of Fort Dodge and her children, Gena, Jim and Paul. Also surviving are two sister-in-laws, Mary (Joe) Allen of Cedar Rapids and her children, Angie and Anthony and Christine (Denny Goldman) Ballard of Sigourney and her children, April, Nate, Courtney and Brianna.
He was preceded in death by his parents, sister, Marilyn Sasunic, a niece Kelly and a nephew Jon
Ed’s family offers their gratitude to everyone who shared memories and expressed sympathy during this time.