Robert A. Bergevin, 76, of Chippewa Falls died Wednesday, Jan. 10, 2018, at HSHS Sacred Heart Hospital in Eau Claire.
Bob was born Dec. 12, 1941, in Chippewa Falls, the son of Wilfred and Marion (Attlesey) Bergevin.
Bob graduated from Chippewa Falls Senior High School in 1960 and served in the U.S. Army from 1961 to 1962. He then attended vocational school in Eau Claire and graduated with an Associates Degree in HVAC. His career went onto sales, from microfilm to office supply sales. He was co-owner of Variety Office Products. He continued to work in the office supply sales for many years after Variety. His many customers brought him great friendships and enjoyment.
Bob was a member of the American Legion Post #53 in Eau Claire and the Westfork Hunting and Fishing Club.
Bob is survived by his significant other, Karen Mueller of Chippewa Falls and her daughter, Maria; one son, Anthony Bergevin of Reno, Nev.; two daughters, Maria (Miles Patrow) Bergevin and Christine (David) Longville both of Eau Claire; one sister, Jean Mayer of Chippewa Falls; five grandchildren, Peter, Sam, Frances, Jack and Graham; special friend, Brian Peterson; and many other relatives and friends.
Bob was preceded in death by his parents; one sister, Geraldine McCaghy; and two brothers-in-law, Paul Mayer and Gerald McCaghy.
Bob enjoyed spending time with Karen and friends. He spent many weekends hunting, fishing and playing cards with co-members of their cabin in Clam Lake.
Bob was a kind and empathetic friend. His great sense of humor and very quick wit will be missed.
Friends may call from 10 a.m. until noon Tuesday, Jan. 16, at the Horan Funeral Home with graveside services in Hope Cemetery both in Chippewa Falls.
A celebration of life will be held at 1 p.m. Tuesday at the American Legion on Water St. in Eau Claire.
Bob’s family requests memorials to Riverfront Park or Irvine Park.
Family and friends may express condolences online at www.horanfuneralhome.com.