Emily V. (Kretsch) Bergmeier, 88, of Russellville, AR, formerly of New Ulm, died Friday, February 15, 2013, in Danville, AR.
Emily was born in New Ulm, August 16, 1924, to the late Herman and Luella (Windland) Kretsch. She was a 1942 graduate of New Ulm High School.
Emily's survivors include two daughters, Linda Sherry of New Ulm, MN, and Dorothy (Don) Raymond of Ola, AR. Emily also has one sister, Esther Ericson of Hastings, MN, one brother-in-law, Elmer (Grace) Pitzner of Gaylord, MN, and one sister-in-law, Lena (August) Scharbach of New Ulm, MN.
Emily V. (Kretsch) Bergmeier
There are five grandchildren; Christina and William Sherry, and Jeremy, Bryan and Joseph Raymond. Emily also has seven great- grandchildren; Jeremy Raymond (21), Jacob Sherry (13), Annie (13), Nathan (11), Grant (3), and twins, Julianna and Garon Raymond (1).
Emily was preceded in death by her husband, Orvil, twin sons, and 13 siblings.
Lord, when my soul takes flight may it rise swiftly to live forever in your love and care.