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Bertha H. Duren

July 14, 1917 April 17, 2015

Sublimity 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 bowling.

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.

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