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Bertha E. BERGEN

Bertha E. BERGEN[1]

Female 1922 - 2006  (84 years)

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  • Name Bertha E. BERGEN 
    Born 22 Jun 1922  Herbert, Morse, Saskatchewan, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    History Obituary - Our Mom, Mrs. Bertha Frentz aged 84 years of Shaunavon, Saskatchewan left on the Glory Train to meet her Jesus on Friday, November 24, 2006. She was born in the Herbert, Saskatchewan district on June 22, 1922. Bertha married Joseph Frentz on July 4, 1941. They ran a restaurant in Ormiston, Saskatchewan for a few years, then a grocery store, bulk oil business and a GMC Dealership. In 1969 Mr. and Mrs. Frentz moved to Calgary and then in 1979 to Kelowna, British Columbia. They returned to the prairies in 1987 and settled at Shaunavon. She was a Gideon for many years. Bertha had the gift of hospitality and had a great sense of humour. She loved to sing and taught Sunday School. She did beautiful hand work and made many quilts and spent many hours knitting and crocheting. She was a wonderful cook, especially cinnamon buns.
    Bertha was predeceased by her husband Joseph on March 26, 1995, her grandson Cory Dormer in January, 2000, her parents Henry and Wilhelmina Bergen, two brothers Albert and Irvin, two sisters Annie and Louise and her daughter-in-law Jean Frentz in June, 2005. She is survived by three sons, Ron of Kelowna, Barry (Judy) of Calgary, and Brem (Donna) in Malaysia, two daughters, Darlene Dormer (Ernie) of Winnipeg and Norma Hunter (Lorne) of Shaunavon, 18 grandchildren, 7 great grandchildren, her twin brother Carl Bergen (Vi) in Georgia, her youngest sister Alma Kowalko (Ed) of Castlegar, British Columbia and by numerous nieces and nephews.
    Funeral Services were held from Shaunavon Alliance Church on Wednesday, November 29, 2006 at 1:00 p.m. with Pastor Dan Esau officiating. Scripture reader was Ron Frentz, the eulogy was presented by Darlene Dormer, Barry Frentz and Brem Frentz, the Hunter boys and Bertha’s children provided special music and Norma Hunter read a poem. Interment took place at Hillcrest Cemetery at Shaunavon. Binkley's Funeral Service of Shaunavon (www.Binkleys.com) was in charge of the arrangements. Pallbearers were grandsons Chad Frentz, Mark Frentz, Steven Frentz, Andrew Frentz, J.J. Hunter, Dusty Hunter, Luke Hunter, Brock Hunter and Ty Hunter. 
    Reference Number 008br 
    Died 24 Nov 2006  Shaunavon, Rural Municipality of Grassy Creek, Saskatchewan, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried 29 Nov 2006  Hillcrest Cemetery, Shaunavon, Rural Municipality of Grassy Creek, Saskatchewan, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I2443  Reid Family | Lynn's side of the family
    Last Modified 20 Feb 2017 

    Father Henry Elias BERGEN,   b. 11 Nov 1888, Rural Municipality of Rhineland, Manitoba, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt Sep 1974, Herbert, Morse, Saskatchewan, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years) 
    Mother Wilhelmina (Minnie) REDDIG,   b. 25 Jun 1894,   d. Abt 1977, Saskatchewan, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years) 
    Married 19 Jun 1912 
    Family ID F1627  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Joseph Gerald FRENTZ,   b. 16 Mar 1917, Ormiston, Excel Rural Municipality No. 71, Saskatchewan, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Mar 1995  (Age 78 years) 
    Married 4 Jul 1941  Saskatchewan, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F1591  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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    Link to Google MapsMarried - 4 Jul 1941 - Saskatchewan, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 24 Nov 2006 - Shaunavon, Rural Municipality of Grassy Creek, Saskatchewan, Canada Link to Google Earth
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    Bergen, Bertha E.-1922
    Bergen, Bertha E.-1922

  • Sources 
    1. [S98] Genealogical Registry and Database of Mennonite Ancestry (GRANDMA 3.0), (Published by the Genealogy Project Committee of the California Mennonite Historical Society; 4824 East Butler Avenue, Fresno, California 93727-5097; Phone (559) 453-2225).