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Bertha Johnson A. Etherington, our beloved mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and great-great-grandmother, passed away peacefully in her sleep, December 27, 1992.

Born to Aaron F. and Minnie Sims Johnson, August 25, 1904 in Midway, Utah. Married Casper Howard Abplanalp, later divorced. Married John Henry "Jack" Etherington; he preceded her in death.Mother was an exceptional, caring, loving, warm woman. She loved her family very deeply and we will all miss her very much. Her love and kindness will never be replaced.

She is survived by her daughter, Mary M. Atkinson, West Valley; her daughter, Evelyn Jean Blanke, Salt Lake City; her son, John Ivan Etherington, Jacksonville, N.C.; her loving sister, Mrs. Verda Watson, Salt Lake City. She leaves behind her in our saddness, seven grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren, 18 great-great-grandchildren. She is also preceded in death by her parents, her five brothers, and a sister, Monola. Also her grandson, Johnny Etherington; and one great-grandson, Christopher Etherington.

Graveside services Saturday, January 2, 1993 at 1 p.m. at Lakepoint Cemetery. Family viewing only 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. At Deseret Mortuary.

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