Jeffrey W. Bergum, age 54 of Monroe, died Sunday, July 7, 2019 at U.W. Hospital in Madison. He was born on January 4, 1965 in Stoughton, the son of Theodore and Beatrice (Patchen) Bergum. He graduated from Monticello High School and Black Hawk Tech in Ag Business. Jeffrey married Brenda M. Schlitzer on June 27, 1992 in Monroe. Jeff was a dairy farmer in Monticello and also drove truck for Helena Agriculture, formerly Ag-Tech, and Flying Eagle. He was a member of Sons of Norway and enjoyed truck and tractor pulls.
He is survived by his wife, Brenda of Monroe; his mother, Beatrice Bergum of Monticello; daughter, Bobbi Jo Bergum of Baltimore, MD. He was preceded in death by his father, Theodore; parents-in-law: John and Phyllis Schlitzer.
Funeral services will be held at 11:00 am Friday, July 12, 2019 at Our Savior’s Lutheran Church in South Wayne, with Pastor Dennis Perger officiating. Burial will be held in Union Cemetery, South Wayne. A visitation will be held Thursday evening from 3:00 to 7:00 pm at SHRINER HAGER GOHLKE Funeral Home. Condolences may be sent to the family at: shriner111.com.