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 Bertha Laura <I>Meese</I> Edwards

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Bertha Laura Meese Edwards

  • Birth 6 May 1894 Ord, Valley County, Nebraska, USA
  • Death 2 Jan 1992 Ord, Valley County, Nebraska, USA
  • Burial Grand Island, Hall County, Nebraska, USA
  • Plot GAR 67
  • Memorial ID 18503434

Grand Island Daily Independent 4 Jan 1992

Ord — Bertha Edwards, 97, of Ord died Thursday, Jan. 2, at the Valley County Nursing Home in Ord.

Services will be at 10 a.m. Monday at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic church in Ord. The Rev. Jim O'Kane will officiate. Burial will be in the Grand Island Cemetery at 2 p.m.

Memorials are suggested to St. Mary's School.

Mrs. Edwards was born May 6, 1894 at Ord to John and Minnie Waldman Meese. She grew up in the Ord area.

She married John Edwards on Sept. 6, 1920 at Grand Island. They lived in Iowa for a short time before returning to the Ord area where they farmed. She had worked at the Farmers Store in Ord for many years as a clerk. After retirement they moved to Lake Ericson and later to the North Loup Community.

Mr. Edwards died in 1989.

She was a member of the Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church, altar Society and was very active in the North Loup Legion Auxiliary 285.

She was survived by five daughters, one son, one sister and 30 grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband, three grandsons, three brothers and a sister.


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  • Maintained by: Kay Cynova
  • Originally Created by: LF
  • Added: 18 Mar 2007
  • Find A Grave Memorial 18503434
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Bertha Laura Meese Edwards (6 May 1894–2 Jan 1992), Find A Grave Memorial no. 18503434, citing Grand Island Cemetery, Grand Island, Hall County, Nebraska, USA ; Maintained by Kay Cynova (contributor 47064119) .