|Birth: ||Dec. 30, 1894|
|Death: ||Jan. 14, 1960|
Contributed by SharonTMSI
Description: Mrs. Reid M. Bergh found dead in her home
Date: January 14 1960
Newspaper published in: Madison, Wisconsin
Page/Column: page 1
Daughter of Former Mayor
Mrs. Reid M. Bergh Found Dead In McBride Rd. Home
Mrs. Reid M. Bergh, 65, of 906 McBride Rd., daughter of the late Willima Dexter Curtis, a former Madison mayor and manufacturer of horse collar pads was found dead in her home today by a neighbor, according to Coroner Michael Malloy.
Malloy said Mrs. Bergh apparently died Tuesday night of natural causes. He said a neighbor, Mrs. T. Lane Ward, 825 McBride Rd., noting that telephone calls at Mrs. Bergh's home went unanswered, went to the residence about 10 a.m. and found the body.
Mrs. Bergh lived alone. Her husband, Reid M. Bergh, head of Reid M. Bergh Associates, died Jan. 7, 1958. He was a well-known Mason.
Mrs. Bergh was the former Alice Curtis. Her father served as mayor from 1904 to 1906. The family residence was at 1102 Spaight St. The horse collar pad business was founded by her grandfather, Dexter Curtis, who established his Collar Pad Factory here in the 1870s.
Mrs. Curtis was a member of Christ Presbyterian Church and the Maple Grove Country Club.
Survivors are two daughters, Mrs. Wesley Stehr, Wauwatosa, and Mrs. Ronald Olson, Portland, Ore., and a brother, Tobin S. Curtis, Madison.
The body was taken to the Frautschi funeral home, 120 E. Wilson St.
William Dexter Curtis (1857 - 1935)
Mary Celesta Clark Curtis (1864 - 1913)
Reid Marcus Bergh (1894 - 1958)*
William Dexter Curtis (1887 - 1932)*
Tobin Stuart Curtis (1891 - 1960)*
Alice Curtis Bergh (1894 - 1960)
Note: Dau. of William D. Curtis and Mary Celesta Clark Curtis.
Forest Hill Cemetery
Plot: Sec. 30 Lot 009
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Originally Created by: Sharon Sabel Pike
Record added: Aug 11, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 28948727
David G. Stuart
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