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Rachel D. Bergman, 8, of Glendale, a former Baker City resident, died Nov. 15, 2000, from injuries sustained in a car accident near Canyonville.
Her funeral was Wednesday at the Mountain View Memorial Chapel at Myrtle Creek. Pastor Dan Jocoy officiated. Burial was at the Canyonville Masonic Cemetery.
Rachel was born on Dec. 28, 1991, at Roseburg to Tammy Bergman. She was a third-grader at Glendale Elementary School. She was a happy, pleasant-natured little girl. She loved playing dress up with her Barbie dolls and also loved to fashion clothes for them from paper.
She was very creative and enjoyed making crafts of all sorts. She was warm and loving and always greeted family and friends with both a smile and hug.
She loved animals, particularly her little dog, Chico. She will be dearly missed.
Survivors include her mother, Tammy Bergman Simpson; two sisters, Brandy Simpson and Kimberly Morris, at home; her grandparents, Roy and Sue Bergman of Riddle; a great-grandfather, Harry Bergman of Lacygne, Kan.; an aunt, Janet Bergman of Azalea; and her cousins, other relatives and many friends.
Used with permission from: The Baker City Herald, Baker City, Oregon, November 24, 2000
Transcribed by: Belva Ticknor