Bergen, Carter Jay

Bergen, Carter Jay

January 20, 1953 – March 5, 2017
Age 64 of Woodbury. Died March 5th at his home in Woodbury, MN after a long battle with cancer. His funeral service will be held at Noon this Saturday, March 11th at Saint Ambrose of Woodbury Catholic Church – 4125 Woodbury Dr, Woodbury, MN 55129. Immediately following the service, all are invited to O’Malley’s Irish Pub at Carter’s request to share stories and celebrate his life. Carter or “Jay” as many knew him, was born in Waterloo / Cedar Falls, IA to Jake & Ginny Bergen on January 20, 1953. He attended and played football at Cedar Falls High School and went on to play football at Drake University. He later attended law school at William Mitchell College of Law in MN where he started a family and a career as an attorney and as one of the Football coaches at Woodbury High School. He has 3 children, 2 granddaughters and 2 granddoggies. He is further survived by his brother Nick Bergen and sister Julie Donielson as well as his boxer dog Sugar. Carter’s self-written obituary will be available at the funeral. In lieu of flowers, memorials are preferred to the family. (Published in the Pioneer Press Mar. 8, 2017)