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Frieda Bertsch

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of Mountain Home, Idaho
Born: July 23, 1919 in Adelaide, Idaho
Died: July 15, 2013 in Mountain Home, Idaho
Age: 93 years old
Mountain Home, Idaho — Frieda Bertsch, age 93, went home to be with her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on Monday, July 15, 2013. She was a resident of the St. Luke’s Elmore Long Term Care.
Frieda was born July 23, 1919, in Adelaide, Idaho, the daughter of Henry and Katherine Maier Schnabel. She never knew her father as he passed away in the flu epidemic in 1918, when her mother was pregnant with her. She grew up in Paul, Idaho. She met Alvin “Blondie” Bertsch, and they were married on July 17, 1938. To this union were born three children.
She is survived by her three daughters: JoAnn and her husband, Jay Sumrow of Santa Maria, Calif., Marlene and her husband, Sid Smith of McMinnville, Ore., and Debbie Peterman of Mountain Home; seven grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren; former son-in-law, Kenneth Davis; half sister, Viola McCarty; and stepsister, Elsie Fox. She was preceded in death by her husband of 47 years, her parents, three brothers, five sisters, four stepsisters and two sons-in-law.
A celebration of life will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, July 22, with a viewing from 10 until 11 a.m., at the Paul Congregational Church, located at 121 N. Second W. in Paul. Pastor Brandon Wallace will be officiating and burial will follow at the Paul Cemetery. Arrangements are under the direction of Rost Funeral Home, McMurtrey Chapel in Mountain Home.
Memorials may be made to the Paul Congregational Church.
The family would like to thank all the staff at St. Luke’s Elmore LTCU and Dr. Koelsch for their compassion and care the last few years. In addition, thanks to Legacy Hospice for their care.

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