Obit on Bertha Herron 82, Bayard News 16 Oct 1975 page 1.
Bertha Herron, 82, Services in Coon Final rites for Mrs Bertha Herron were held Saturday from the United Methodist Church in Coon Rapids. She died October 8 the Thomas Rest Haven in Coon Rapids where she had been a resident for a short time. A longtime resident of Orange Township, Mrs Herron was well known throughout the Coon Rapids and Bayard communities. The service was conducted by Rev Eugene Correll and music Â· provided by Mr and Mrs Sam Cretsinger as singers and Mrs Schwartz as organist. Interment was made in the Orange cemetery with the casket being carried by Howard, Harley, Walter, Walter, Wayne and Wesley Herron Richard Jacobsen. BERTHA JOHNSON HERRON Bertha, daughter of Bradbury and Mary Ellen Cretsinger Johnson, Johnson, was born June 22, 1893, in Carroll county. As a girl she with her parents to a farm in Orange Township, Guthrie County, where she attended the rural schools near her home. She was united in marriage with Milton Herron on July 3, 1912, at Nebr. They farmed in Orange Township Township until the death of her on April 10, 1958. Bertha continued . to make her home on the farm 1963 when she moved to Coon Rapids. About a month ago, due f a i l i n g health, she resident of the Thomas Rest in Coon Rapids- where she passed away on Wednesday evening, October 8, 1975, at the age of years, three months and 16 Besides her husband, she was preceded in death by her parents, and i n f a n t son, one Kenneth L Herron, four grandchildren, grandchildren, a great grandchild and sisters. She is survived by the following children: Ivan, Wycoff, Minn; Forrest, Stewartville, Minn; Beryl, Coon Rapids; Rex, Palmdale, Calif; Zenas, San Diego, Calif; Spring Valley, Calif; Nellie (Mrs PauDHansenSanDiegoCalif, and Mrs Jean Peat, San Diego, Calif. Two step daughters, Mrs Opal Kopaska, Casey, and Mrs Faye Shank, Guthrie Center, also survive. survive. There are 31 grandchildren, 36 great grandchildren, two sisters, sisters, Alice (Mrs Chris) Sorensen, Omaha, Nebr, and Mrs Elizabeth Greenan, Huron, S D and a brother, Henry Johnson, Coon Rapids, as well as by many and nephews and many other relatives and friends.