|Birth: ||Feb. 16, 1918|
|Death: ||Jan. 25, 1997|
Bertha Gwendolyn Halford Brooks
Boise, Ada Co., ID
Thursday, 30 January 1997
Bertha Halford Brooks, 78, of Meridian [Ada Co.], died Saturday, Jan. 25, 1997 at home of natural causes. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m., Friday, Jan 31, 1997 at Cloverdale Funeral Home.... Burial will follow in Cloverdale Memorial Park. Services are under the direction of Cloverdale Funeral Home.
Bertha was born Feb. 16, 1918 in McCammon [Bannock Co.], Idaho. She had four older brothers and four older sisters and one younger sister. She attended school in Montana and Utah. At age 14, she began her retail clerk's career. Fifty-five years later, she retired from retail, at which time she became a part-time price surveyor for an additional six years. She married Robert Brooks on June 17, 1939 in Ogden, Utah. The marriage was solemnized in the Idaho Falls Temple at a later date after their transfer to Pocatello. They were blessed with two daughters and two sons. After 18 years of marriage, at age 39 in 1957, she was widowed. She continued to reside in Pocatello, raising her four children and a dog. In 1974 she moved to Meridian where she resided until her death.
She is survived by her son and daughter-in-law, Doyle and Sheila Brooks of Boise; her daughter, Karci Walker of Meridian, her daughter and son-in-law, Jacki and Keith Smith of Meridian, two sisters, Beth Olson of Portland and Edna Smith of Los Angeles, Calif.; 12 grandchildren and 23 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, one son, one grandson, three sisters and four brothers....
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Record added: Feb 04, 2011
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