Bertha, 97, died Friday, April 17 in Sublimity. She was born
in Buffalo, MT, growing up in Kansas and moved to Oregon when
she was 18, living in Scio, Lebanon, Idanha and Newport.
Bertha worked for the forest and postal services, a motel maid
at the Oregon Coast, and cooking at Marian Forks and The
Cedars. She was a 4 H leader for over 20 years and belonged to
the Home Extension. Bertha was an avid quilter and enjoyed
She married Cecil
Duren on November 7, 1938 in Siletz, he preceded her in death
on January 16, 2009. Bertha is survived by daughters: Rachel
Music of Stayton and Coralee Bailey of LaPine;
5 grandchildren; 6 great-grandchildren; and 3
great-great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by
brother, Richard and Earl Evans and sister, Mary Toon.
No services will be
held. Serving the family, North
Santiam Funeral Service, Stayton.