Bertha W. Welsh, 89, retired legal secretary for Peterson & Plummer, died Thursday (June 14, 2001) at Newton Medical Center.
She was born Jan. 9, 1912, to Friedrich and Minna (Parke) Malacky in Chicago. They preceded her in death. She married Leon Welsh Dec. 28, 1935, in Wichita. He preceded her in death May 17, 1979.
She was a member of First Baptist Church in Newton. She belonged to the To-Kalon Club and the Entre Nous Club, both of Newton.
Survivors include: a daughter, Marceil Chandler of Wichita; a sister, Amelia "Pat" Allison of LaCresenta, Calif.; two grandsons, Bradley Schuh of Haysville and Russel Schuh of Wichita; and four great-grandchildren.
She also was preceded in death by a sister, Grayce Good.
Visitation will be from 1 to 5 p.m. Saturday and from 1 to 9 p.m. Sunday at Petersen Funeral Home.
Funeral service will be 2 p.m. Monday at Petersen Funeral Home with the Revs. Joseph Bayles and Bruce Anthony officiating.
Burial will be in Restlawn Gardens of Memory.