Funeral services for Bert (Bertie) Godbey, 95, longtime Ellensburg resident, who died Friday [December 27, 1968] at Bernath Nursing Home, will be conducted at 2 p.m. Tuesday in Evenson Funeral Home Chapel. The Rev. Maurice Swisher will officiate. Interment will be in the IOOF Cemetery.
Born April 13, 1893 in Kearney, Neb., Godbey was a veteran of army service in World War I. He came to Ellensburg from Nebraska in 1932 an was married to Bertha Looney Aug. 22, 1936 in Yakima. Godbey followed the cement finisher’s trade.
Surviving are his wife, Bertha at the family home, 504 S. Pearl; a brother, Steve Godbey, Brewster; and two sisters, Mrs. Ada Lyons and Mrs. Bessie Seward, Riverside, California.
Contributed by Shelly Steedman.