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Bertha E. Reis

August 9, 1914 July 23, 2010
Bertha E. Reis
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Bertha E. Reis

August 9, 1914 – July 23, 2010

Sublimity Stayton, Oregon

Bertha E. Reis, went peacefully home to be with her Lord, Friday, July 23, 2010.  Bertha was born in Tripp, S. Dakota, August 9, 1914 to William and Emilie Kindopp.  Bertha married William (Bill) Reis on October  9, 1935 in Kimball, S. Dakota.  They lived in Parmalee, S. Dakota until the fall of 1940 when they moved to the Stayton area with their two small children.  Bill and Bertha helped establish Calvary Lutheran Church in 1946. She continued to be a member until her death.  In 1950 Bill and Bertha purchased a home in Stayton where she lived for the next 58 years.  Bertha moved with her two daughters and son-in-law to Sublimity in 2008.

Bertha is survived by her daughter, Ellen Haag, Coos Bay, daughter -in- law, Phyllis Reis, Lincoln, CA, daughter and son- in law Karen and Michael Clark, Sublimity, son and daughter -in-law  Bob and Linda Reis,  Salem, daughter Carol Reis, Sublimity, 7 grandchildren, 5 great grandchildren,  7 great great grandchildren, sister Agatha Chizek, numerous nieces and nephews and her church family.  She was preceded in death by her husband Bill in 1993 and son Bill in 2006.

A Celebration of Bertha’s 95 years will be held Saturday, July 31, 2010, 1:00 p.m. at Calvary Lutheran Church, Stayton, Oregon.  A luncheon will follow the service.  Contributions to Calvary Lutheran Church.

The family would like to express a heartfelt Thank You to Dr. Amy Wiser and the Hospice team for the care and support that they provided.

Arrangements by Weddles


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