June 6, 2008
Bertha Fredericks passed away on June 6, 2008, in her home. She was 86 years old. She is survived by 3 sons, 2 daughters, 21 grandchildren, and 25 great-grandchildren. Bertha’s husband of 61 years passed away in 2004.
Services for Bertha were held on June 10 at Bocken Funeral Home, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at St. Catherine of Siena Church in Hammond, Indiana. She was laid to rest at St. John Cemetery in Hammond.
Bertha and Louis were charter members of St. Catherine of Siena Church where Bertha was also a charter member and past president of St. Catherine’s Altar and Rosary Sodality. She also was active in the Knights of Columbus Women’s Auxiliary.
Bertha made her First Commitment to the Associate Community on June 12, 1990. She was recognized in 2005 for her fifteenth anniversary as an Associate.
May Bertha rest in peace.