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Obituary for Bertha Ehler
Bertha Marie (Nielson) Ehler, age 95, of Oakland, IL, passed away peacefully at home on Thursday, November 26, 2020. Bertha was born December 5, 1924 in Clinton, IN to Andrew and Dorothea (Loendorf) Nielsen. She married Elmer Leonard Ehler on August 4, 1951, he preceded her in death. Bertha was a lifelong resident of Oakland. She was a member of Oakland United Methodist Church and the Oakland Methodist Women and served as the Oakland librarian. She enjoyed reading, cooking, and spending time with her family. Bertha was preceded in death by her husband and one sister: Helen Howson. She is survived by her two children: Sharon Suver of Oakland, IL; and Fred (June) Ehler of Oakland, IL; three grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. A graveside funeral will be held Monday, November 30, 2020 at 11:00 a.m. at Oakland Cemetery. For those who wish, memorials may be made to Oakland Community Fire Protection District.