Bertha R. Uhrich

Bertha Ruth Uhrich, 92, of Medford, Ore., passed away Wednesday, April 22, 2009 at her home with her daughter at her side. Bertha was born Sept. 10, 1916 in Verona, N.D. to Ibel & Alsena(Weimann) Nannenga. In 1936 she married Adolph C. "Dick" Uhrich who preceded in death in 1963. She and Adolph came to the Rogue Valley in 1944. She worked in the cafeterias at both Eagle Point and Medford(Hedrick and Washington) schools. She was an active participant in the Foster Grandparent Program at Washington Elementary School from 1985 to 2005.She was a long-time member of the Ascension Lutheran Church in Medford.

Bertha is survived by daughter, Carolyn Uhrich, of Medford, Ore.; three sisters, Temmia "Minnie" Jordahl, of Fargo, N.D., Alvine Larson, of Medford, Ore., Grace Haisley, of Hillsboro, N.D.; brother, Frederick Nannenga, of LaMoure, N.D. She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Adolph; three brothers; and one sister.

Funeral Services will be held at 1:00 p.m. Monday, April 27, 2009 at the Memory Gardens Chapel, 1395 Arnold Lane, Medford, OR. with a reception to follow. Pastor Robert L. Larson(retired) will officiate. Interment will be in Memory Gardens Memorial Park.