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Bertha E. (Beck) Zimmerman 1874-1922


Posted By: Kent Transier
Date: 9/1/2018 at 20:29:58

Vindicator and Republican
Estherville, Iowa
Wednesday, September 20, 1922
Page 1, Column 4


Bertha E. Beck, daughter of Samuel and Elizabeth Beck, was born at Greencastle, Indiana, Sept. 25, 1874, where her father was pastor of the Methodist church, and died at the home of her brother, Dr. Beck, at Gruver, Iowa, Sept. 13, 1922. At the time of her death she was almost 48 years old.

She was married to Horace G. Zimmerman Aug. 31, 1898. Her husband is left to mourn her loss, they having had no children. Besides her husband is her only brother, Dr. Beck. The rest of the family having preceded her in death.

Mrs. Zimmerman was a woman of rare attainments, a kind and loving disposition, and a wife whose sole care was her husband and home. Her friendship once formed was never broken and those who knew her best loved her most.

Funeral services were held at the home of Dr. Beck, with Rev. Dirks, pastor of the Presbyterian church at Gruver, and Rev. Marsh pastor of the Community M. E. church at Dolliver officiating. The remains were shipped to Minneapolis for burial.


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