Bertha Augusta BARTZ 8
- Birth: 2 Oct 1878, Flatow, West Prussia, Germany 8
- Married: 8 Jun 1898, Mountain, Oconto, WI 8
- Death: 13 Apr 1970, North Bonneville, Skamania, WA 8
BERTHA GREENE SUCCUMBS AT 91
Bertha A. Greene, mother of Harry (Mick) Greene of North Bonneville, passed away Monday, April 13, 1970 at the Bonneville Sanitarium. She was 91 years of age.
Funeral service will be held Friday afternoon at 1 o'clock at the Gardner's Chapel in Stevenson with committal at the Carson Cememery. The Rev. Thomas Payton of the North Bonneville Community Church will officiate.
Mrs. Greene was born October 2, 1878 in Germany. Her father, Frederick Bartz, was a nephew of Johann Strauss and she remembered visiting the famous Strauss family near the Austrian border when she was a very little girl.
SETTLED IN WISCONSIN
Mrs. Greene came to the United States with her family when she was six years old. They settled in what is now the town of Mountain in Wisconsin and what was then a wilderness.
She was married to William Greene June 8, 1898 at Mountain. They first engaged in farming and later owned and operated a resort hotel in Lakewood, Wisconsin.
Mr. Greene passed away in 1946 in Wisconsin and Mrs. Bertha Greene and her son Mick and daughter-in-law Connie came to North Bonneville in 1953.
In addition to her son, Harry A. Greene, she is survived by a daughter Lillian Abraham of Hazel, South Dakota; two sisters Clara Herald of Oconto, Wisconsin and Lillian Minor of Georgetown, California; and one brother, Harry Bartz of Wilcox, Arizona. She also leaves eight grandchildren.
Mrs. Greene was a member of the Royal Neighbors of America.
Bertha married William (Bill) GREENE on 8 Jun 1898 in Mountain, Oconto, WI 8. (William (Bill) GREENE died in 1946 in , , WI.)