|Birth: ||May 30, 1889|
|Death: ||Mar. 6, 1976|
Sandy (Oregon) Post, Thurs., 11 March 1976, p. 4, col. 6:
Bertha Carlson, a retired nurse from Emanuel Hospital, died at her home in Colton, on March 6. She was 86.
Mrs. Carlson was born Bertha Hatilla Swanson in Oakland, Neb., on May 30, 1889. She was raised in Oakland where she received her education and was confirmed in the Lutheran Church.
In 1913, she married Clarence Carlson. They made their home in Oakland where they later began their family. After Mr. Carlson's death in 1934, she remained in Oakland until 1941 when she moved to Washington to live for one year.
Moving to Portland in 1942, Mrs. Carlson began nursing at Emanuel Hospital. After her retirement in 1962, she remained in Portland until 1965 when she moved to Colton.
She is survived by three children, Clarence Carlson, Portland, Wesley Carlson, New York, N.Y., and Patricia Peterson, San Diego, Calif., a brother, Hilton Swanson, Omaha, Neb., sister, Ollie Lundstrom, Colton; 8 grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
Services were held Tuesday in the chapel of Sandy Funeral Home. Graveside services will be held in Oakland, Nebraska, on Thursday, at the Oakland Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the charity of your choice.
P. W. Swanson (1840 - 1899)
Betty Karlson Swanson (1851 - 1941)
Clarence August Carlson (1889 - 1934)*
Created by: Kevin Mittge
Record added: Oct 25, 2012
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