Bertha Gardner Bixler was the daughter of Mr. & Mrs. Frederick W. Gardner and the wife of Sylvester Bixler. She died after several years of poor health at her home, 1318 Maple Row in Elkhart, IN. The funeral was held at Riverside Christian Church where she was a member. In addition to her husband, she was survived by four daughters: Mrs. Ruth Murphy, Pauline, Hazel, and Lucille Bixler. She was also survived by brothers: Frank, Frederick and Robert Gardner as well as sisters: Mrs. George Morehouse, Mrs. W.J. Brown, Mrs. Frederick Gray, and Mrs. Scott Batchelor.