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Bertha May Olson Cunningham
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Birth: May 13, 1888
Marinette County
Wisconsin, USA
Death: Oct. 8, 1967
Sioux Falls
Minnehaha County
South Dakota, USA

Bertha was the daughter of Odin and Cora Esbrook Olson, who until at least 1905 spent her life in Marinett County, Wisconsin.

On 31 May 1910 she married Andrew Francis Cunningham at St. John's Catholic Church in Onaka, Faulk, South Dakota.

They lived in LaValley, Lincoln County, Split Rock, Minnehaha County, Montrose, McCook County and finally settled down in Sioux Falls 1943 where they lived out the rest of their lives.

Andrew and Bertha were parents of 13 known children: Charles "Carl" Andrew, Vincent James, Earl William, Louis Flavin, Frances Mary (Rothans), Mary Ellen (Kutil), Doris Wilma (Mathison), Agnes R. (Gallagher), Catherine (Pease), Margaret, John E., Patricia, and Michael.

Sioux Falls Argus-Leader
Sioux Falls, SD
09 Oct 1967 Page 2, column 2

"Mrs. Andrew Cunningham

Requiem Mass will be celebrated at 10:30 a.m. Wenesday at St. Joseph Cathedral for Mrs. Andrew Cunningham, 79, of 324 N. Lake Ave.

Parish rosary will be recited at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Barnett Funeral Chapel.

Mrs. Cunningham died in a local hospital Sunday.

Bertha Olson was born May 13, 1888, at Wausaukee, Wis. She was married at Onaka in 1910. The couple moved to Sioux Falls in 1941.

Surviving are the widower: four sons Vincent, Louis, and Michael, all of Sioux Falls; Earl, Parker; six daughters, Mrs. Frances Rothans, Mrs. Mary Kutil, Mrs. Joseph Gallagher, and Mrs. Robert Jones, all of Sioux Falls; Mrs. Emery Pease, Kansas City, MO.; Mrs. Kenneth Mathison, Newberg, Wash.; 42 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; a brother, Kenneth Olson, Wausaukee, and five sisters, Mrs. Francis Rogness and Mrs. Wilma Spencer, both of Oshkosh, Wis., and Mrs. Mildred Smith, Mrs. Grace Abel and Mrs. Cora Horn, all of Marnette, Wis." 
Family links: 
  Andrew Francis Cunningham (1888 - 1969)
  Carl A. Cunningham (1911 - 1938)*
  Vincent J. Cunningham (1911 - 1969)*
  William Earl Cunningham (1913 - 1988)*
  Louis Flavin Cunningham (1914 - 1977)*
  Frances Mary Cunningham Rothans (1916 - 1988)*
  Mary Ellen Cunningham Kutil (1918 - 1987)*
  Agnes R. Cunningham Gallagher (1921 - 1995)*
  Catherine I Cunningham Pease (1923 - 2013)*
  Margaret Helen Cunningham Beverage (1925 - 1948)*
  John E. Cunningham (1927 - 1944)*
  Patricia Ann Cunningham Jones (1932 - 2013)*
*Calculated relationship
Saint Michaels Cemetery
Sioux Falls
Minnehaha County
South Dakota, USA
Plot: Block 6 Section 8 Lot A
Created by: Lisa O
Record added: Mar 11, 2012
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Bertha May <i>Olson</i> Cunningham
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Bertha May <i>Olson</i> Cunningham
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 Added: Mar. 11, 2012

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