Begin New Search
Refine Last Search
Cemetery Lookup
Add Burial Records
Help with Find A Grave

Find all Kauffmans in:
 • Maple Grove Cemetery
 • Topeka
 • Lagrange County
 • Indiana
 • Find A Grave

Top Contributors
Success Stories
Community Forums
Find A Grave Store

Log In
Sponsor This Memorial! Advertisement
Bertha Herschberger Kauffman
Learn about removing the ads from this memorial...
Birth: Sep. 24, 1922
Douglas County
Illinois, USA
Death: Mar. 15, 2011
Noble County
Indiana, USA

Bertha Kauffman, 88, of Kendallville and formerly of Rome City died Tuesday, March 15, 2011, at 5:15 a.m. in Lutheran Life Villages, Kendallville.

Mrs. Kauffman has been an area resident since 1959, coming from Illinois. She was a homemaker, and enjoyed cross stitching, quilting, and campfires with her family.

She was a longtime member of the Maple Grove Church in Topeka.

She was born September 24, 1922, in Arcola, Illinois, to David B. and Lizzie (Miller) Herschberger. On October 14, 1941, in Arthur, Illinois, she married Eli K. Kauffman. He preceded her in death on February 6, 1998.

Surviving are three daughters. Anna Mae (Jim) Helmuth of Topeka, Lizzie Ann (Kenneth) Mullet of Nappanee, and Linda Schrock and her friend, Alton Mast of Wolcottville; four sons, Levi (Jan) Kauffman of Topeka, Willard (Alanna) Kauffman of Ligonier, Robert (Debra) Kauffman of Goshen, and Dave (Karen) Kauffman of Wolcottville; 18 grandchildren; 15 great grandchildren; two sisters, Martha Ann Kaufman of Florida and Anna Mae Graber of Iowa; and two brothers, Eli Herschberger of Florida and Henry Herschberger of Illinois.

She was preceded in death by a brother, Levi Herschberger; a grandson, Todd Kauffman; and a granddaughter, Tara Kauffman.

Funeral services will be Friday, March 18, 2011, at 10 a.m. in the Maple Grove Church, Topeka, with Pastor Harold Gingerich officiating. Burial will be in the Maple Grove Cemetery.

Casketbearers will be Gary Mullet, Greg Mullet, Ryan Kauffman, Nathan Kauffman, Jeff Helmuth, DeWayne Strong, and Rob Shaw.

Calling will be Thursday, March 17, 2011, from 3 to 8 p.m. and one hour prior to services on Friday at the church.

Preferred memorials are to Parkview Noble Hospice or the Maple Grove Church.

Arrangements are by Young Family Funeral Home, Wolcottville Chapel, State Road 9 North, Wolcottville.

Family links: 
  David B. Herschberger (1900 - 1994)
  Elizabeth Miller Herschberger (1902 - 1958)
  Eli K. Kauffman (1922 - 1998)*
  Willard Kauffman (1950 - 2013)*
*Calculated relationship
Maple Grove Cemetery
Lagrange County
Indiana, USA
Created by: Penny Baughman North
Record added: Mar 20, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 67172272
Bertha <i>Herschberger</i> Kauffman
Added by: Steve
Bertha <i>Herschberger</i> Kauffman
Added by: Robert Stone
Bertha <i>Herschberger</i> Kauffman
Cemetery Photo
Added by: SixDogTeam
Photos may be scaled.
Click on image for full size.

- Steve
 Added: Apr. 25, 2013

Privacy Statement and Terms of Service