OVERLAND PARK, Kan. -- Cynthia Ann Bergling, age 49, passed away Jan. 18, 2007, in Overland Park, Kan.
She died of complications from severe infections after more than a two year battle from major brain trauma incurred from an automobile accident.
She was born Aug.16, 1957, in McCook. She was the daughter of Phillip and Laverne Niemeth and grew up in Herndon.
She was married to David Bergling, had three children and became a homemaker several years while living in the military where she traveled many places in the United States and to South Korea. This led to her patriotic nature for her country and her passion and enjoyment for traveling, which she continued to pursue in her personal time.
She worked for a daycare center at Yongson military base in Seoul, South Korea before returning to the United States where she worked 11 years for the Wal-Mart Corporation.
She was a devout Catholic and had strong faith in her religion. For those who knew her, knew she was a caring person that had immense compassion for those in need. She enjoyed movies, romantic novels, Disney, holidays and spending time with her family, especially her children.
She was preceded in death by her father, Phil and brother Tom.
Survivors include three children, Jeremy, Jason and Alicia; one granddaughter, Kelly Anna all of Overland Park; mother, Laverne Niemeth; brother, Gerald and wife, Kim Niemeth of Herndon; sister, Janice Alexander of Arvada, Colo.; and many nieces and nephews.
Memorial Service will be at St. Mary's Parish in Herndon, at 4 p.m., on Jan. 26, with a dinner to follow the service.
Please allow all flowers and cards sent to St. Mary's Parish, Box 247, Herndon, KS 67739.
Memorials can be made to Cynthia Bergling and mailed to RR2 Box 182 Oberlin, KS 67749,