Bertha P. Wood, 96, Portage County Health Care Center, died Thursday, April 27, 2000, at the center.
A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday at Trinity Lutheran Church. Burial will be in Restlawn Memorial Park in the town of Grand Rapids (Wood County).
Memorials may be made to Trinity Lutheran Church.
Mrs. Wood was born July 29, 1903, in Knowlton, a daughter of the late Ludwig and Bertha (Marquardt) Paetsch.
She grew up in the Knowlton area and attended Knowlton School, then Stevens Point Business College.
She was married to Albert Wood on Jan. 25, 1924 in Stevens Point. He died April 14, 1979.
She worked as a bookkeeper for H.D. McCulloch Co., Economy Store, Fairmont’s and Ellis Stone Construction Co., retiring in 1967.
She was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church, Galilee #22 White Shrine and Order of Eastern Star Arbutus Chapter #52.
Survivors include two daughters, Lorraine (Frank) Kresh, Stevens Point, and Alberta (Laurence) Glenzer, Plover; seven grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild.