Obituary

Bertha Nelson

Bertha Jane Nelson, 84, of Blair, WI, died, May 24, 2016 at Gundersen Health System, LaCrosse.

Funeral services were held May 28, at Blair Lutheran Church West in Blair with Pastor Barbara Bruneau officiating.  

Graveside services were held May 31, at the Holmesville Cemetery in Detroit Lakes.

The Jack Funeral Home in Blair was in charge of arrangements.

Bertha was born on October 4, 1931 in Moscow, Freeborn County, Minnesota to Everett A. and Bessie J. (Rowland) Noble, Sr.  She married Verlyn Nelson on June 7, 1953 in Austin. After their retirement, Bertha and Verlyn lived in Clear Lake during the summer and in Mission,TX during the winter. After Verlyn’s death in 2014, Bertha spent the summer months with her sister, Mary Ann Uecker, in Blair and in the winter lived with her daughter, Wendy, in Peoria, AZ. Bertha enjoyed embroidery, sewing, crocheting, camping and fishing.

Bertha is survived by two daughters, Wendy (Michael) Conlin of Peoria, and Brenda (William) Johnson of Russian Mission, AK and one son, Timothy (Pamela) Nelson of Glenrock, WY; ten grandchildren, nine great-grandchildren, one great-great-grandchild; six sisters, Mary Ann Uecker, Freda Westcott of Oelwein, IA, Ethel (Bill) Sandidge of Galesburg, IL, Alice Henthorn of Black River Falls,

 Helen (Phillip) Johnson and Carrie Smith both of Austin, ; two brothers, John H. Noble, Sr. of Crosby, and Charles Noble of Black River Falls.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband and two brothers, Earl and Everett Noble, Jr.

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