Bertha Christopher, 87, Breckenridge, MN passed away on Tuesday, November 18, 2008 at St. Francis Healthcare Campus,
Bertha was born April 15, 1921 at
Bertha married Wendell Christopher on June 3
, 1941 at St. Mary’s Church in
Bertha enjoyed dancing, gardening, quilting, sewing, baking, and playing cards. She especially enjoyed spending time with her children, grandkids and great-grandkids.
Bertha is survived by her eleven children, Marlys (Rodger) Haugen, Grand Forks, ND, Raymond (Josie) Christopher, Blaine, MN, Ronald (Laura) Christopher, Las Vegas, NV, Dennis (Diane) Christopher, Maple Grove, MN, Donald Christopher, Minneapolis, MN, Kenneth (Margie) Christopher, Horace, ND, Timothy (Beverly) Christopher, Breckenridge, MN, Barbara (Roger) Christopher-Holt, Jefferson, SD, David Christopher, Wahpeton, ND, Richard (Cheryl) Christopher, Breckenridge, MN, Gregory Christopher, Breckenridge, MN; her twenty-six grandchildren; her twenty great-grandchildren; her brother, Francis Olmstead; her sister, Margaret Bachmeier.
She was preceded in death by her parents, John and Mary Olmstead; her husband, Wendell Christopher; her brothers and sisters, John, Henry, Susanna, Leo, Bertha, Walter, Irene Olmstead and Mary Fink.