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Bertha Ann Britschgi

November 25, 1932 ~ July 16, 2023 (age 90) 90 Years Old
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It is with profound sadness that we announce the passing of our beloved Bertha Ann Britschgi on July 16, 2023. Born to Mary and Otto Collenberg of Humboldt County, she touched the lives of many throughout her life when she worked in the benefits and accounting department at LP and volunteered at St Mary’s and will be deeply missed by all who knew her.

Bertha’s life will be celebrated in accordance with her wishes:


Monday, July 24, 2023
Paul’s Chapel 1070 H St, Arcata, CA 95521
Viewing: 4:00 pm
Rosary: 6:00 pm

Funeral Services:

Tuesday, July 25, 2023
St Mary’s Catholic Church 1690 Janes Rd, Arcata, CA 95521
Service: 10:00 am

Graveside Internment: (Immediately Following)

Tuesday, July 25, 2023
Sunset Memorial Park 3975 Broadway St, Eureka, CA 95503

In lieu of flowers, our family kindly requests that you consider contributing in memory of Bertha Britschgi to support St Mary’s or your local animal shelter to honor her love of animals.

Bertha is survived by her loving daughters, Ann Wriker and her husband Rick; Kathy Reed and her husband Jeff; five grandchildren, and nine great-grandchildren; her nephew Dan Collenberg and wife Karan and nieces Toni Collenberg, Reba Johnsen and Joslynne Blasdel.

Preceded in death by husband Carl Britschgi, Tony & Lavina Collenberg (brother & sister-in-law), Sabina Blasdel (sister), and Randall Collenberg (nephew).

She leaves a legacy of warmth, kindness, and cherished memories forever in our hearts.

May she rest in peace.

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