Bertha Giesler, 96, passed peacefully on November 17th in her residence at Juniper House, Pendleton, OR. Bertha was born January 2nd, 1925 in Mercer County, North Dakota to Mike and Elizabeth Boschee.
She was #3 of 9 children, all born in the same family home. Brothers George, Bill, Paul, Walt, Al and Dave Boschee. Sisters Edna Strand and Helen Foreman. She was preceded in death by all her siblings except Edna Strand of Kingsburg, CA.
The family moved to Milton Freewater, OR where she met and married John Giesler.. They had a son, Albert Giesler and daughter Barbara(Giesler) Glus, whom all three preceded her in death.
Bertha loved cooking and baking, her Christmas cookies and treats, chocolate pies and chocolate chip cookies will be fondly remembered by her grandchildren. Bertha loved Bingo and was quite competitive in her card game of 31 and rarely missed the Price is Right and Wheel of Fortune.
She is survived by her daughter in law, Janie Giesler of Pilot Rock OR. Grandchildren Jeremy Allen of Minneapolis, MN, Brian Patten and Andrea Munkers of Pilot Rock, OR. She has 5 great grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.
A graveside service will be held at the Pilot Rock Cemetery on Friday, December 3rd at 2 pm.
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