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Bertha M. Caverly
September 3, 1922 - April 7, 2013
2-8 P.M., Wednesday, April 10, 2013
11:00 A.M., Thursday, April 11, 2013
Buresh Funeral Home - Hale
Bertha M. Caverly
BERTHA MAE CAVERLY of Hale, passed away April 7, 2013 in Iosco County Medical Care Facility at 90 years of age.
She is survived by her two children, Duaine (Linda) Caverly of Hale and Mrs. Russ (Linda) Short of South Branch. 16 grandchildren, Larry (Connie) Caverly, Lori (Rick) Gulish, Tuff (Denise) Caverly, Loren (Grace) Caverly, Beverly Bernard, Cal Caverly, Michelle Caverly, Paula (Rich) Danker, Bill (Pam) Smith, Penny (Mark) McNew, Sam Caverly, Diane (Gordon) Cooper, Mary (Michael) Simmons, Scott (Pamela) Short, Lucinda (Dan) Morrison and Chad (Shawna) Short. Also survived by many great, great-great grandchildren, nieces and nephews. Two daughters-in-law, Pauline Caverly and Barbara Caverly and one sister, Doris (Rudy) Gonzelaz, a sister-in-law, Frances (and the late Edgar) Currie and brother-in-law Jack (Patty) Belanger. She is preceded in death by her husband, Joseph T. Caverly, a very special son, Alex Caverly and two sons, Fred and Barton Caverly, one great grandson, Bryan Brandow and special friend, Edward Hallman.
Bertha was a baker and an especially skilled cake decorator. She had worked for the Hale Bakery and Kocher’s. She was a lifetime member of the Hale American Legion Auxiliary, the Farm Bureau Grange and the R.L.D.S. Church in West Branch.
Funeral services will be held at 11:00 A.M., Thursday, April 11, 2013 at the Hale Chapel of the Buresh Funeral Home, 121 S. Washington. The family will receive friends Wednesday from 2-8 P.M. Interment at the Esmond-Evergreen Cemetery. There will be an American Legion auxiliary walk-thru Wednesday evening at 7:00 P.M.
Memorial contributions suggested to the Alzheimer’s Association.