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Jo Anne Bergbower

September 26, 1947 - January 12, 2017
Muskegon, MI



Wednesday, January 18, 2017
10:00 AM to 11:00 AM EST
Laketon Bethel Reformed Church
1568 W Giles Road
Muskegon, MI 49445


Wednesday, January 18, 2017
11:00 AM EST
Laketon Bethel Reformed Church
1568 W. Giles Road
Muskegon, MI 49445


At the family's request memorial contributions are to be made to those listed below. Please forward payment directly to the memorial of your choice.

Pound Buddies
1300 E. Keating
Muskegon, MI 49442
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Below is the contact information for a florist recommended by the funeral home.

Chalet Floral
700 W. Hackley Ave.
Muskegon, MI 49441
(231) 755-1805
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Life Story / Obituary


Mrs. Jo Anne Bergbower, age 69, passed away Thursday, January 12, 2017. She was born in Muskegon, Michigan on September 26, 1947 to Gordon & Blanche (Dean) Hoffman and married Charles Bergbower on November 10, 1988. Mrs. Bergbower had worked for GTE and retired in 1978, then with her father in the painting business and then was employed with Meals on Wheels. Jo was a referee for Volleyball, enjoyed bowling and loved spending time with her grandchildren. She will be greatly missed.


Daughters, Leigh Anne (Lare) Williams of Muskegon, Teri Bergbower of Muskegon; grandchildren, Alex, Sydney, Macey, Maddison, Jason; sister, Terri (Mike) Hoffman-Forward of Muskegon; brother, Doug (Lisa) Hoffman of Traverse City; two nephews & beloved dog, Buddy. She was preceded in death by her parents and husband Charles.


Wednesday, January 18, 2017, 11:00 am with visitation one hour prior to the service at Laketon Bethel Reformed Church with Rev. Robby Richardson officiating. MEMORIAL: Pound Buddies.