Iva Gertrude <I>McCormick</I> Bertsche

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Iva Gertrude McCormick Bertsche

  • Birth 11 Apr 1901 Omaha, Gallatin County, Illinois, USA
  • Death 16 Oct 1985 Meadows, McLean County, Illinois, USA
  • Burial Flanagan, Livingston County, Illinois, USA
  • Memorial ID 32191446

Obituary, Bloomington Pantagraph October 17, 1985

"FLANAGAN - Iva Bertsche, 84, died at 11:45 a.m. yesterday (Oct. 16, 1985) at the Meadows Mennonite Nursing Home, where she had been a resident for eight years. Her funeral will be at 1:30 p.m. Saturday at the Meadows Mennonite Church, the Rev. Leo Miller and the Rev. George Clausen officiating. Burial will be in Waldo Cemetery.Visitation will be from 6 to 9 p.m. Friday at the Froelich Memorial Home in Flanagan, and one hour before the funeral at the church.
She was born April 11, 1901, in Chicago. She was raised by Elizabeth Van Doran. She married Nyle Bertsche on Feb. 15, 1922, in Pontiac at the Methodist Episcopal Church. He died in August, 1939. Surviving are two sons, Milton, Flanagan, and Richard, Pontiac; two daughters, Lois Yordy, Graymont, and Ruth Blumershine, Albuquerque, N.M.; 14 grandchildren and 19 great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by one daughter, one son, and one brother. She was a member of the Meadows Mennonite Church. She taught school in rural Flanagan. She was a former cook in the Flanagan High School Cafeteria.
Memorials may be made to the church or Meadows Mennonite Nursing Home."


Family Members

Gravesite Details Wife of Nyle Bertsche

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  • Added: 15 Dec 2008
  • Find A Grave Memorial 32191446
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Iva Gertrude McCormick Bertsche (11 Apr 1901–16 Oct 1985), Find A Grave Memorial no. 32191446, citing Waldo Cemetery, Flanagan, Livingston County, Illinois, USA ; Maintained by gly (contributor 47079413) .