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Edna Lai Withrow Bedortha
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Birth: Jun. 15, 1907
Black Rock
Polk County
Oregon, USA
Death: Sep. 11, 1979
Tillamook
Tillamook County
Oregon, USA

The Tillamook Highlight-Herald
Tillamook County, Oregon
Wednesday, September 19, 1979
Obituaries; Page 12


Edna L. Bedortha

Edna L. Bedortha, 72, a resident of Tillamook for the past 52 years, died Tuesday, Sept. 11, following an extended illness.

Mrs. Bedortha was born on June 15, 1907. She married her husband, Thomas, on April 24, 1926 in Tacoma, Wash., and the couple had lived in Tillamook since 1927.

She attended Tillamook United Methodist church and was a member of the South Prairie Grange.

She is survived by her husband, Thomas E., of Tillamook; three sons, Kenneth, Frank and Keith, all of Springfield; two daughters, Shirley Martin, of Salem and Jennie Lee Bedortha of Tillamook; sister, Edith Lawrence of Tillamook; 14 grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.

Services for Mrs. Bedortha were held on Saturday, Sept. 15, at Hartman's Lundberg and Son Funeral Home, with the Rev. Wendell Coe officiating. Burial was Sunset Heights Memorial Gardens.

Pallbearers for the funeral included Dan Lawrence, Marvin Lawrence, Melvin Lawrence, Charles Lawrence, Chester Kilgore, Tom Larson and Rob Roberts.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Easter Seals Foundation. 
 
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 Parents:
  Thomas Franklin Withrow (1881 - 1929)
  Jennie E. Olson Withrow (1881 - 1944)
 
 Spouse:
  Thomas Edward Bedortha (1902 - 1989)*
 
 Children:
  Kenneth Edward Bedortha (1928 - 2009)*
  Shirley Mae Bedortha Martin (1931 - 1982)*
  Harold Keith Bedortha (1936 - 2013)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Sunset Heights Memorial Gardens
Tillamook
Tillamook County
Oregon, USA
 
Created by: Jan
Record added: Jun 29, 2011
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Edna Lai <i>Withrow</i> Bedortha
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