|Birth: ||Nov. 9, 1924|
|Death: ||Jul. 7, 2006|
IDAHO FALLS, ID -- Bertha Anderson, 81 died July 7, 2006, at Eastern Idaho Regional Medical Center.
She was born November 9, 1924, to Hans Peter Emil Anderson and Nellie Jane Textorious Anderson in Leamington, Utah. She was the ninth of 11 children. She grew up and attended schools in Leamington, Utah, graduating from Delta High School in 1942.
She married Clement Ensign LaBaugh and they were later divorced. She married Oral Warren Anderson September 2, 1948, in Dubois, Idaho. Their marriage was later solemnized in the Idaho Falls LDS Temple on July 10, 1952. Oral died on April 19, 1982. She raised her family of six children and worked for 22 years as the Switchboard Operator at Riverview Hospital and Eastern Idaho Regional Medical Center.
An active member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, she served as a visiting teacher, Primary President, Young Women President, in the Stake Primary Presidency, and on the Young Women Board.
She was a member of the American Legion Auxiliary and sponsored each of her granddaughters as Junior members until their 18th birthdays. She enjoyed little children and loved telling the story "Jack and the Bean Stalk" to her grandchildren.
She is survived by ;
Daughter, DyAnne LaBaugh of Idaho Falls;
Son, Kenneth Oral (Melauna) Anderson of Centerville, Utah;
Son, Galen "Andy" Wayne (Michele-deceased) Anderson of Idaho Falls;
Son, Kerry Brent (TariLyn) Anderson of Orange City, Florida;
Daughter, Catherine Elaine (Lanny) Harward of Idaho Falls;
Daughter, Jenni Sue (Dr. Owen) Shirts of Idaho Falls;
Sister, Wanda (J. Earl) Johnson of Salt Lake City, Utah;
28 Grandchildren and 35 Great Grandchildren
She was preceded in death by her husband Oral, five sisters, four brothers, and a great grandson, Ethan Anderson.
Funeral Services will be 2:00 p.m. Wednesday, July 12, 2006, at the Idaho Falls LDS 14th Ward, 651 Gladstone, with Bishop Blaine Eborn officiating. The family will visit with friends Tuesday from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at Wood Funeral Home, 273 N. Ridge, and for one hour prior to the services Wednesday at the church.
Burial will be in Rose Hill Cemetery.
Rose Hill Cemetery
Created by: Miss Moshpit
Record added: Feb 24, 2007
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