|Birth: ||Sep. 15, 1908|
|Death: ||Dec. 26, 1996|
Bertha Nadine Herbin was the fourth of at least five children born to Leon Joseph Herbin and Mary Jane [Balm] Herbin.
She was born in Chicopee, Kansas, an unincorporated community in Crawford County in the southeast corner of Kansas, near Joplin, Missouri.
Bertha married (or had children with) at least five men.
She married Baylus Cox in about 1923 when she was 15 years old. She had two children with Baylus:
Alma [Cox] Faccio 1924-2002
Eugene Cox b. 1926
Bertha's son Eugene was born in Colorado.
In 1934, Bertha had a daughter named Norma Worley, who was born in Wyoming.
By 1935, she was married to Don J Jenkins, a coal miner living in Rock Springs, Wyoming. All three of Bertha's children were living with Bertha and Donald in 1935 and 1940.
By 1946, according to Bertha's mother's obituary, Bertha was married to Ward Ball and living in Rock Springs, Wyoming. We have no information on Mr. Ball.
On November 10, 1968, Bertha married William Ackerson in Laramie, Wyoming.
NOTE: Following is Bertha's obituary from the Rock Springs Daily Rocket Miner, Jan 4, 1997
Funeral services for Bertha Nadine Ball Ackerson were conducted at 1 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 28, 1996 at the Vase Funeral Chapel, 154 Elk St., Rock Springs. The Rev. James L. Hennig of the Trinity Lutheran Church officiated. Interment was in the Rest Haven Memorial Gardens, north of Rock Springs.
Pallbearers were Mario Eugene Cox, Michael Ben Cox, Robert William Cox, David Pivik, John Faccio and Dick Miller.
Mrs. Ackerson, 88, of 1325 Sage St., Rock Springs, died at 4:15 a.m. Thursday, De. 26, 1996 at the Sage View Care Center in Rock Springs, where she had been a patient for several years.
A longtime resident of Rock Springs, Mrs. Ackerson died following a lengthy illness.
She was born Sept. 15, 1908 in Dunkirk, Kan., the daughter of the late Leon and Mary Balm Herbin. Mrs. Ackerson attended schools in Dunkirk and Reliance and married William Ackerson in Laramie on Nov. 10, 1968. He preceded her in death on May 15, 1989.
Mrs. Ackerson worked as a call crew caller for the Union Pacific Railroad for several years. She was a retired cook who worked for the Memorial Hospital of Sweetwater County for many years and several local restaurants. Mrs. Ackerson also worked as a waitress in various restaurants in Rock Springs.
She was a member of the First United Methodist Church.
Survivors include one son, Eugene Cox of Rock Springs; two daughters, Mrs. Eugene (Norma) Paoli and Mrs. Herman (Alma) Faccio, both of Rock Springs; 10 grandchildren; 20 great-grandchildren; 10 great-great-grandchildren; and several niece and nephews.
Leon J Herbin (1876 - 1923)
Mary Jane Balm Davis (1885 - 1946)
William A. Ackerson (1906 - 1989)
Rest Haven Memorial Gardens
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Originally Created by: Cemetery Walker
Record added: Jan 09, 2009
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