Bertha Marie Schmuland

Bertha Marie Schmuland of Wetaskiwin, aged 85 years, passed away January 7th at her home in Wetaskiwin after a brief illness. Mrs. Schmuland was born on July 25th, 1872, in Russia and migrated to this country in 1895, settling in this district the same year, where she and her husband farmed until the time of his death. She is predeceased by her husband and survived by three sons, Fred, Adolph, and Gus; five daughters, Mrs. Buskas, Mrs. Scheske, Mrs. Partridge, Mrs. Risky, and Mrs. Whitford; 20 grandchildren and 36 great grandchildren.

Funeral services were held Jan. 11th at 2:30 p.m., from Baker's Chapel, with Rev. Kiblick conducting the ceremony. Interment took place in Wetaskiwin cemetery, with Baker's Chapel in charge of arrangements.

From the Wetaskiwin Times: January 15 1958