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Martha Ochsner Berreth
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Birth: Nov. 30, 1918
Campbell County
South Dakota, USA
Death: Nov. 29, 2013
Aberdeen
Brown County
South Dakota, USA

Funeral service for Martha Berreth, 94 years and 364 days, of Eureka will be 10:30 am, Monday, December 9, 2013 at Eureka United Methodist Church. The Rev. Kenrad V. Pederson will officiate.

Burial will be in Eureka City Cemetery.

Visitation will be Sunday from 5-7 pm with a prayer service at 6 pm at the funeral home.

Martha died November 29, 2013 at Avera Eureka Health Care Center.

Martha Ochsner, daughter of Emanuel P. and Dorothea (Heintz) Ochsner was born November 30, 1918 north of Herreid in Campbell County, SD. She attended Quenzer Country School and helped on the family farm. Martha then moved to Aberdeen and was employed doing housework for three years.

She was united in marriage to Alvin Berreth on September 29, 1941 in a Reformed Church northwest of Artas, SD. They made their home on a farm they purchased northwest of Artas. Alvin and Martha farmed there for 41 years raising small grains, livestock and dairy for a time. In May of 1981 they retired and moved into Eureka. Alvin died October 22, 1994. Martha entered Avera Eureka Health Care Center on February 7, 2006.

Martha enjoyed quilting, reading and baking cookies for her grandchildren. She loved traveling the world with her husband and had a wonderful gift of hospitality. She was a member of Eureka United Methodist Church and Eureka Methodist Women.

Martha is survived by her children, Alvin Jr., Elaine Kirkham, Jerome and Jim Berreth and Marlys Johnson; two sisters, Lenora Schulz and Gladys Giedd; two brothers, Peter and Vern Ochsner; nine grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, four brothers and one sister.

Carlsen Funeral Home of Eureka has been entrusted with arrangements. 
 
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 Parents:
  Emanuel Ochsner (1892 - 1976)
  Dorothea Heinz Ochsner (1897 - 1959)
 
 Spouse:
  Alvin Berreth (1917 - 1994)
 
 Sibling:
  Martha Ochsner Berreth (1918 - 2013)
  Esther Ochsner Mehlhaff (1924 - 2008)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Eureka City Cemetery
Eureka
McPherson County
South Dakota, USA
 
Created by: Karen & Bob
Record added: Nov 29, 2013
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