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Bertha M. "Bert" Cross Andrews
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Birth: Jan. 22, 1911
Johnson County
Missouri, USA
Death: Mar. 12, 2008
Polk County
Iowa, USA

Bertha "Bert" M. Andrews, age 97 of Altoona, Iowa and former Cincinnati, Iowa resident, died Wednesday, March 12, 2008 at Altoona Nursing & Rehab in Altoona, Iowa. She was born the daughter of Martin and Elizabeth(Hilt)Cross on January 22, 1911 in Warrensburg, Missouri. She attended school near Warrensburg.

On September 8, 1928, Bertha was united in marriage to William A. Andews in Milan, Missouri. They owned a restaurant together in Cincinnati for several years call, Bert & Bill's. She was a member of the First United Methodist Church in Cincinnati.

She was preceded in death by: her parents; husband, William Andrews on March 30, 1971; and a step-son, Clifford Andrews.

Bertha is survived by: her daughters, Betty England of Altoona, Iowa and Barbara"Joan"Marsh and her husband, Dale of Burlington Junction, Missouri; half sister, Goldie Blaylock of Sedalia, Missouri; six grandchildren, ten great grandchildren and three great great grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held on Saturday, March 15, 2008 at 1 pm at the United Methodist Church in Cincinnati, Iowa with Rev. Jim Schweizer officiating. Burial will follow at the Pleasant Hill Cemetery in Cincinnati, Iowa. Visitation will be held on Friday, March 14, 2008 from 2 till 8 pm at the Schmidt Family Funeral Home in Centerville, Iowa with the family present from 6 till 8 pm. Memorials can be made to either the United Methodist Church or Pleasant Hill Cemetery both in Cincinnati. 
Family links: 
  William Martin Cross (1872 - 1951)
  Mary Elizabeth Hilt Cross (1883 - 1921)
  Charles Christopher Cross (1907 - 1994)*
  Bertha M. Cross Andrews (1911 - 2008)
  Floyd Willidam Cross (1916 - 1995)*
  Carl Edward Cross (1924 - 1998)**
  May Elizabeth Cross Jones (1925 - 2002)**
*Calculated relationship
Pleasant Hill Cemetery
Appanoose County
Iowa, USA
Created by: Donald Bitner
Record added: May 11, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 52258319
Bertha M. Bert <i>Cross</i> Andrews
Added by: Donald Bitner
Bertha M. Bert <i>Cross</i> Andrews
Added by: Donald Bitner
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 Added: May. 11, 2010

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