Bertha "Berdie" Dieterle, of Westmont, Ill., formerly of Turtle Lake, passed away on Friday, Nov. 9, 2012, at her residence in Westmont at the age of 93.
Bertha "Berdie" was born in 1919 in the Highlands of McClusky to Michael and Katherine Hoffer. Berdie was the beloved wife and "my girl" to the late David (Dave) Dieterle for 67 years. Berdie and Dave farmed in Rosenfeld Township near Drake and later enjoyed 27 years of retirement in Turtle Lake.
She is survived by: her loving children, Brian Dieterle, Janet (Charles) Plate and Gloria (Richard) Healy; 11 grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; two sisters, Violet Williams and Katherine Yada; and many nephews, nieces and friends.
Funeral Services will be held Saturday, Nov. 17, at 11 a.m. at the Turtle Lake Baptist Church.
Interment will follow in the McClusky City Cemetery.
Visitation will be held one hour prior to funeral service at the church.
Goetz Funeral Home, Turtle Lake, is handling arrangements. Friends may sign a guestbook at (www.goetzfuneralhomes.com).