Services Held For Bertha E. Evans
Memorial services for Mrs. Bertha E. Evans were Saturday at 2 p.m. at the Bollman Chapel, with Rev. Harold D. Fuller, pastor of Bethel Assembly of God in Walla Walla, formerly of Enterprise, officiating. Mrs. Lyle Shumway was pianist, and Mrs. Harold D. Fuller sang “Life Is Like a Mountain Railroad” and “Sometimes We’ll Understand.”
Casket bearers were: Verne Conrad, Herbert Bork, Earl Conrad, Billy L. Bork, Tracy Puderbaugh, and Marvin Bork, and interment was in the Enterprise cemetery.
Bertha Emma Bork, daughter of Rudolph and Bertha Bork, pioneers of Wallowa County, was born August 22, 1899 in Flora, and passed away Friday, November 21, 1963 in a Walla Walla hospital where she had been a patient for five days. She had been in failing health for seven years and critically ill for the past few weeks.
She had lived in Wallowa county all of her life. On September 24, 1819 she was married to Anthony Lee Evans who preceded her in death on July 12, 1943. She was a member of the Assembly of God Church.
Survivors include one daughter, Mrs. Wilbur (Wilda) Zollman, of Enterprise; three sisters, Mrs. Eda Conrad, of Joseph, Mrs. Lesia Evans, of Enterprise, and Mrs. Lillie Evans, of La Grande; three brothers, William Bork, of Walla Walla, Rudolph Bork, of Lostine, and Ira Bork, of Baker; and one granddaughter, Julia Ann Zollman, of Enterprise. A son, Billy, passed away May 12, 1963.
Wallowa County Chieftain,Enterprise, Wallowa County, Oregon, Thursday November 28, 1963 Front Page