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Bertha Elsie Boldes Clemen
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Birth: Apr. 7, 1900
Sioux City
Woodbury County
Iowa, USA
Death: Jan. 2, 1976
Bristol
Day County
South Dakota, USA

Bertha was my maternal grandmother, the daughter of George and Freida. I never knew her because she passed before I was born, but many many times I have wished I had known her. She was a teacher and a librarian, wife of Leo and mother to Nancy, Robert, and Margaret. In high school when my mom would have Shakespeare to read, Grandma would read it to her while Mom did chores, because if her mother read it, Mom could understand. She was a great cook, by all accounts, and she was an enormously wise woman who taught my mom a lot, and my mom has in turn taught it all to me. I love you Grandma 
 
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  Leo Peter Clemen (1906 - 1987)
 
Burial:
Bristol Cemetery
Bristol
Day County
South Dakota, USA
 
Created by: P.L.M.
Record added: Jun 04, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 53258539
Bertha Elsie <i>Boldes</i> Clemen
Added by: P.L.M.
 
Bertha Elsie <i>Boldes</i> Clemen
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- Ernest Sharpe Jr
 Added: Feb. 1, 2014
Remembering you this Memorial Day. I wish I could visit your real grave a put real flowers on it. But you are in my heart always, Grandma.
- P.L.M.
 Added: May. 26, 2012
I missed your birthday last week but I love you Grandma. Watch over my little girl, ok?
- P.L.M.
 Added: Apr. 12, 2012
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