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Bertha Schantz Birky
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Birth: Mar. 19, 1890
Death: Oct. 18, 1976

Birky, Bertha, daughter of Joseph and Elizabeth (Hege) Schantz, was born in Fulda, Minn., Mar. 19, 1890; died at Maple Lawn Home, Eureka, Ill., Oct. 18, 1976; aged 86 y. On Jan. 1, 1914, she was married to Aaron Birky, who preceded her in death in 1942. Surviving are 3 sons (Stanley, Clarence, and Loren), 3 daughters (Lucille Imhoff, Esther Fry, and Anna Sutter), 20 Erandehildren, 3 great-grandchildren, one brother (Chris), and 3 sisters (Elizabeth Birky, and Martha and Esther Schantz). She was a member of the Hopedale Mennonite Church, where funeral services were held on Oct. 20, in charge of Aden Yoder; interment in Hopedale Mennonite Cemetery.
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 Parents:
  Joseph Schantz (1856 - 1934)
  Elizabeth Hege Schantz (1863 - 1940)
 
 Spouse:
  Aaron Birky (1889 - 1942)
 
 Children:
  Lucile Birky Imhoff (1914 - 1992)*
  Lester Birky (1916 - 1918)*
  Stanley A. Birky (1917 - 2003)*
  Clarence C. Birky (1921 - 2014)*
  Loren Joe Birky (1924 - 2005)*
  Esther L Birky Fry (1929 - 1995)*
 
 Siblings:
  Katie Schantz Ehrisman (1883 - 1929)*
  Joseph R. Schantz (1888 - 1926)*
  Bertha Schantz Birky (1890 - 1976)
  Elizabeth Schantz Birky (1891 - 1987)*
  Chris Schantz (1893 - 1978)*
  Arthur Schantz (1899 - 1976)*
  Edwin Schantz (1901 - 1967)*
  Dan Schantz (1905 - 1966)*
  Esther Schantz (1909 - 1998)**
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Hopedale Mennonite Cemetery
Hopedale
Tazewell County
Illinois, USA
 
Created by: Tom Crago
Record added: Nov 29, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 31817054
Bertha <i>Schantz</i> Birky
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Bertha <i>Schantz</i> Birky
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 Added: Jul. 4, 2009
 
 
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