|Birth: ||Aug. 11, 1925|
|Death: ||Jul. 3, 2013|
Berteen E. Jansen, 88, a resident of the Forest Grove community, died Wenesday, July 3, 2013 at Tuality Community Hospital in Hillsboro.
BERTEEN EASTER JANSEN was born April 11, 1925 in Scholls, Oregon the daughter of the late James Thomas McCann and Ethel Maude (Robinson) McCann. She was raised in the Scholls community and attended Mountainside School and Hillsboro High School, having been a graduate of the Class of 1943. She attended the Forest Grove School of Practical Nursing from 1958-1959.
She was united in marriage to George Edgar "Bub" Jansen on December 26, 1960 in Beaverton, Oregon. Following their marriage they made their home on the farm in Blooming, until 1989 when they moved to the Smoketree Mobile Home Park in Cornelius.
Berteen served as a Licensed Practical Nurse at Tuality Community Hospital in Hillsboro for twenty-six years, until she retired in February of 1985.
She was a member of the Gold Star Mothers since February 1970.
Among her special interests she enjoyed genealogy; traveling; scrapbooking; reading; nature and especially family activities.
Berteen was preceded in death by her husband, George, on April 4, 2000 in Cornelius, after celebrating over thirty-nine years of marriage together,
Berteen was also preceded in death by her sons, Gary and Larry Trussell; her grandson, Ronald Vanderschuere, Jr.; her parents, James and Ethel McCann ; her sister, Virginia Bolma; and her nine brothers, Fred, Mike, Winfred, James, Leland, Howard, Eldon, Bill and Ray McCann.
Survivors include her three daughters and son-in-laws, Kathleen and Ronald Vanderschuere, of Cornelius, Oregon; Barbara Davis, of Santa Fe, New Mexico and Beverly and Dr. Dipen Sinha, of Los Alamos New Mexico; and her sister, Viva Bierly, of Beaverton, Oregon.
Also surviving are five grandchildren and their spouses, Kelly and David Lowry, of Hillsboro, Oregon; Michele Schiffer, of Beaverton, Oregon; Kristopher and Erika Schiffer, of Albuquerque, New Mexico; Cassie and Stephen Beck, of Cantonville, Maryland; Naveen Sinha, of Cambridge, Massachusetts; and her eleven great-grandchildren, Ashley and Caleb Vanderschuere; Andrew, Alexander and Morghaine White; Elizabeth and Juliana Lowry; Ryan, Nicole and Kaela Schiffer; Jon Genrich; two great-great-grandchildren, Vance Vanderschuere and Jaden Baisley, and numerous nieces and nephews.
George Edgar Jansen (1922 - 2000)*
Cornelius Methodist Cemetery
Created by: Mary Beecroft Taylor
Record added: Aug 07, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 40401812