Funeral service and processional route for former Clay County Sheriff Bill Bergquist
MOORHEAD, Minn. (Valley News Live) - Memorial services for former Clay County Sheriff Bill Bergquist will be held Monday, August 15 at 11:00 a.m. at Nemzek Hall at Minnesota State University Moorhead. Visitation will be from 9:00-11:00 a.m., with the interment to follow at Riverside Cemetery in Moorhead.
Sheriff Mark Empting is sharing the route of the procession that will take Bergquist from Nemzek to Riverside Cemetery in north Moorhead. Those who are not able to attend the service can show their support by standing along the route.
The route will leave Nemzek Hall and go east of 6th Avenue South, north on 20th Street South and across Highway 10. The procession will turn west on 1st Avenue North and proceed north up 11th Street North to Riverside Cemetery.
Bergquist was beloved by his family and the community, serving in law enforcement for over 40 years. He died Friday, July 29 at Sanford’s Hospice House in Fargo after a battle with Alzheimer’s-Dementia. He was just 64 years old.
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