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Raymond "Bill" Bergschneider

September 12, 1926 - February 1, 2018

Raymond “Bill” Bergschneider, 91, of Springfield, died at 1:35 pm, Thursday, February 1, 2018 at St. John’s Hospital. He was born September 12, 1926 in Loami, IL to Frank and Anna (Haugh) Bergschneider. He married Geneva Thompson on January 11, 1947 and she preceded him in death on July 19, 1964.

Survivors include two daughters, Sharon (Dave) Howell and Cindy Harris, both of Springfield; one son, William “Mike” Bergschneider of Springfield; three grandchildren, Travis Hancock, Tanya (Erik) Lehnen, and Cassandra (Frank) Shimkus; seven great-grandchildren; and one sister, Helen Brown of Bloomington.

He was preceded in death by his wife; one daughter, Victoria Young; and one sister, Marge Schafer.

He was a US Navy Veteran serving during WWII and was a member of the Union Carpenters Local #270 for seventy three years.

Memorial Service: 10 am, Thursday, February 8, 2018 at Staab Funeral Home – Springfield with Darl A. Young II officiating. Burial will follow at Calvary Cemetery where military honors will be conducted.

Service Information

Service Information

Date: Thursday, February 8, 2018

Time: 10:00 am

Staab Funeral Home - Springfield


1109 South Fifth Street
Springfield, Illinois 62703

Cemetery Information

Calvary Cemetery Chapel


2001 North 1st Street
Springfield, IL 62702

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