Bertha Anderson

Anderson, Bertha Lucille

Bertha Lucille Anderson, 95, of Sturgeon Bay, died on June 19, 2013, at Ministry Door County Medical Center. She was born on April 15, 1918, in Clay Banks to Charles and Gunda (Jacobson) Anderson.

Bertha worked for Wisconsin Bell in Sturgeon Bay and for New York Bell in Niagara Falls. She also had worked for Sturgeon Bay Shipbuilding and Dry Dock for 16 years and as a receptionist at Door County Court House for 16 years.

Bertha was a long time and active member of Bay View Lutheran Church, where she was a member of the Christ Care Group and the Rebecca Ladies Circle. She enjoyed knitting, reading, and driving people around Door County in her car.

Survivors include, a brother, Bernard (June) Anderson, Janesville, WI; and many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents, 3 sisters, Bernice Anderson, Arlene Fairchild, and Evelyn Schroeder; 1 brother, Orville Anderson.

Memorial services will be conducted at Bay View Lutheran Church on Saturday, June 29, 2013, at 11 a.m. with the Rev. Timothy Malek officiating. Burial will be in Mt. Olive Cemetery. Friends may call on Saturday at the church from 10 a.m. until the time of services. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to Bay View Lutheran Church. Forbes Funeral Home is assisting the family.

Special thanks to Whispering Pines, Ministry Door County Medical Center and Bertha's pastors and friends for the excellent care and visits.

Funeral Home

Forbes Funeral Home & Cremations - Sturgeon Bay
319 West Spruce Street Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235
(920) 743-6574

Published in Door County Advocate on June 22, 2013