Dr. Roland G. Bermea

–  07/30/2014


Roland G. Bermea MD, Formerly of Villa Park, IL , Beloved husband of Barbara nee Lorenz, loving father of Barbara (Peter) Cooper, Michael, Linda (Mark) Beachey, Mark (Michelle), Jean (Greg) Vasquez, dear grandfather of Paige and Henry Cooper, Michael Bermea Jr., Rachel Krause, Ronald and Daniel Bermea, Brianna Gilbert, Julianne Vasquez and Denise (Craig) Krueger, fond brother of Rosa Gonzalez de Cadena, Visitation Saturday August 2, 2014 3 to 8 p.m. at Steuerle Funeral Home 350 S. Ardmore Ave, Villa Park, IL. Interment private. In lieu of flowers memorials to your favorite charity appreciated.

Dr. Bermea was born December 10, 1926 in Rosales, Coahuila Mexico to Jesus and Esther Bermea, He married Barbara Ann Lorenz on April 29, 1954. Roland was a practicing Physician for many years. He attended Medical School at the Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico. He was an Intern at Walther Memorial Hospital, Chicago. He was a Resident at Augustana Hospital, Chicago, IL.Dr. Bermea enjoyed family practice for 12 years in Villa Park, IL. in 1968 he attended Hines V.A. Hospital and became a Board Certified Anesthesiologist. Dr. Bermea was on the Staff of Elmhurst Memorial Hospital for 32 years and served as Chief of Anesthesiology and Chief of Surgery. He was also a Certified Acupuncturist and Medical Hypnotherapist, Dr. Bermea was a member of the American Medical Association and American Society of Anesthesiologists.

After Dr. Bermea’s retirement in Galena, IL he became a member of the Galena Rotary Club, Roland enjoyed living in Galena, his farmland in Council Hill, but most of all his family, children, grandchildren and friends. Dr. Bermea collected antiques and old cars. With his wife Barbara they traveled for many years to Mexico, Canada and many places in the U.S. also Spain and other European countries, In Spain he visited the place from which his ancestors came from the town of Bermeo, Viscaya, in the Basque Country,



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