Bertha-Marie Franke, 90, Blue Springs, died Wednesday, April 22, 2009.
A visitation was held from 1 to 3 p.m. Monday, April 27, at Meyers Funeral Chapel in Blue Springs. Private interment will be held at Arrow Rock Cemetery. Memorial contributions are suggested to Grace Hospice and may be left in care of the funeral home. Condolences and memories of Bertha-Marie may be left online at www.meyersfuneralchapel.com. Arrangements are under the direction of Meyers Funeral Chapel 1600 W. Main St., Blue Springs, MO 64015.
She was born Jan. 12, 1919, in Boonville, the only child of Henry Theodore and Frieda Winkler Brewe. She was a homemaker and devout Christian. She was a former member of Blue Spring's United Church of Christ and Zion United Church of Christ in Arrow Rock. She was united in marriage with Henry Charles Franke; he preceded her in death on Aug. 31, 1983.