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Obituary: VAN TUSSENBROEK, BERTHA

Bertha MonsonHunsaker VanTussenbroek1921 - 2013Bertha was born January 4, 1921 in Richmond, Utah to Brigham and Matilda Monson. She was welcomed by 2 brothers, Cyril and Paul and two sisters, Margaret and Amy. Bertha attended Park Elementary and North Cache High Schools in Richmond, Utah. She graduated from Logan High School in 1938 and received BS degrees in Business Education and Music from Utah State in 1942. She was active in the musical productions at Utah State. She taught Business Education at Logan High School, Salt Lake East High School, Lincoln Jr. High and Stevens Henager Business College. Bertha was an active member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints serving in music and teaching positions and in the presidencies of the Relief Society, Young Women's and Primary. Bertha was a member of the Tabernacle Choir for 42 years. In addition to singing, she served as 1st Alto Section Secretary and later as Tabernacle Choir Ladies Secretary.Bertha married Elmer Hunsaker in 1942 in the Logan Temple. Later divorced. Married Adrianus VanTussenbroek in 1982 in the Jordan River Temple. She is survived by daughters, Helen Kodl and Ruth Lundberg (Rusty), 8 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren. Also 3 step-daughters, Adrian Tisherman (Darrell), Celesta Cragun (Calvin) and Jann VanTussenbroek and their families. She was preceded in death by her two husbands and a son, Robert Monson Hunsaker.The family wishes to extend their sincere appreciation to the staff at The Wentworth at East Millcreek Assisted Living and to Intermountain Homecare Hospice for the loving and dedicated care of Bertha.A graveside service will be held Friday, April 26, 2013 in the Richmond City Cemetery, Richmond, Utah at 11:00 AM. The family will meet with friends on Thursday, April 27, 2013 at Larkin Sunset Lawn (2350 East 1300 South, Salt Lake City) from 6 to 8 PM. Interment will be in the Richmond City Cemetery.Condolences can be shared with the family at www.larkinmortuary.com. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to LDS Missionary Fund.