Elmer A. Berquist

Topsham-Elmer A. Bergquist, 94, of Topsham died on February 25, 2010 at his home at 16 Bergquist Dr. in Topsham.

He was born on April 3, 1915 to Fritz Bergquist and Lucretia Watson.

Elmer was a member of the American Legion. He enjoyed woodcarving, art, gardening, cooking and taking care of his dog, Bear.

Elmer retired from BIW where he worked as a pipe fitter; he also proudly served in the US Army in Okinawa during WWII.

He was predeceased by his beloved wife Marjorie (Thorne) Bergquist, sister Harriet Edgecomb and half-brother Jude Andrew Hyde.

Elmer is survived by 2 daughters – Dawna Bergquist; Patricia Melville & Son-in-law, Edward Melville 2 sons – Scott Bergquist; Reynold Bergquist & Daughter-in-law, Darlene Bergquist 6 Granddaughters 11 - Great grandchildren, Nieces and Nephews.

There will be no services held at this time.

In Lieu of flowers donations can be made to: CHANS Home Health Care – 60 Baribeau Drive, Brunswick, ME 04011, 729-6782 Crohn's & Colitis Foundation of America, Attn: Honor & Memorial Gifts, PO Box 1245, Albert Lea, MN 56007-9976; Donations by phone at 800-932-2423; Donations online at www.ccfa.org.