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Martha Jane Gilbert Bergthold
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Birth: Mar. 13, 1921
Aransas Pass
San Patricio County
Texas, USA
Death: Oct. 31, 2011
Will County
Illinois, USA

DAVENPORT Martha Jane Bergthold, 90, of Joliet, Ill., formerly of Davenport, Iowa, died Monday, October 31, 2011, at Salem Village Nursing Home, Joliet, Ill., of natural causes after an extended stay.
Burial will be at Davenport Memorial Park.
Martha was born on March 13, 1921, in Aransas Pass, Texas, to Earl and Fannie (Merriner) Gilbert. She married Vincent Bergthold in 1941 in Corpus Christi, Texas, and they were happily married for 53 years.
Martha was very active in her church and evangelizing people for the Lord. She enjoyed studying the Bible, sewing, writing letters, and spending time with her children and grandchildren. She will always be remembered for her loving, gentle spirit and her scrumptious apple pies.
Survivors include a daughter, Chalah Chavaneau-Ellis (Michael), Austin, Texas; sons, Vincent Jr. (Pamela), Plainfield, Ill., Jerry, Richmond, Va., and Thomas (Lisa), Plainfield, Ill.; sister, Marjorie, Houston, Texas; 21 grandchildren; and numerous great-grandchildren.
Martha was preceded in death by her husband, Vincent, sons, Richard and Paul, and granddaughters, Kimberly and Juli. 
Family links: 
  Earl Andrews Gilbert (1879 - 1955)
  Fannie Jane Merriner Gilbert (1879 - 1954)
  Vincent L. Bergthold (1915 - 1994)
  Rose M. Gilbert Reid (1910 - 1960)*
  Martha Jane Gilbert Bergthold (1921 - 2011)
  Mary Jane Gilbert Strickland (1921 - 1947)*
*Calculated relationship
Davenport Memorial Park
Scott County
Iowa, USA
Created by: Ken Nagel
Record added: Nov 03, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 79802689
Martha Jane <i>Gilbert</i> Bergthold
Added by: Ken Nagel
Martha Jane <i>Gilbert</i> Bergthold
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- Judy B. Forgos
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- Jeanne Nagel
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