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GRAHAM, Bertha 1886-1989

GRAHAM, SULLIVAN, TOLAND

Posted By: Tammy (email)
Date: 1/6/2016 at 16:25:39

Rites Held For Bertha Graham

Mrs. Bertha Graham, formerly of Wellsburg, passed away Saturday, December 23, at the Eldora Manor Nursing Home in Eldora at the age of 103.

Funeral services will be held Wednesday, December 27, at 1:30 p.m. at the Second Christian Reformed Church in Wellsburg, with burial in the Eldora Cemetery.

Bertha M. Graham, daughter of George and Alice Toland Sullivan, was born July 14, 1886, in Tama. Her father was a school superintendent, so she spent her childhood in several different schools in Iowa.

After she completed high school, she completed a course in elementary education, and taught in Elberon, Dysart, Tama and Clutier.

On February 25, 1911, Bertha was united in marriage to Charles G. Graham, and they lived in Chicago for three years while he completed veterinary college, moving to Wellsburg in 1914.

Bertha was a member of the Second Christian Reformed Church in Wellsburg.

She was preceded in death by her husband in 1976, one brother, and one infant son.

Bertha is survived by her daughter Marcella, Mrs. Harold Creps, of Eldora; two grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.

The Andrle Creps Funeral Home in Eldora is in charge of the arrangements.

--The Grundy Register (Grundy Center, Iowa), 28 December 1989, pg 12


 

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