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, 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
Arrangements by Weddle