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Bertha "Bert" Stiller


Bertha "Bert" Stiller passed away May 8, 2014 in Duluth.

Bertha was born Feb. 23, 1935 to Arthur & Edith (Spindler) Hunnel. The family moved to Little Falls, Minn when Bert was 3 1/2 years old. She grew up there & graduated from high school in 1953. Bert worked as a waitress until she marrried Richard in June 1956 and moved to St. Cloud, Minn. On Friday, Sept 13, 1957 she moved to Duluth and said it was the best move & the number 13 was never considered unlucky to her. She raised 2 children and also worked for I.S.D. 709 - Duluth from Sept. 1971 - June 1998 when she retired from working as a helper & then as a kitchen manager, a total of 27 years.

Preceded in death by arents Arthur & Edith Hunnel; brother, Harold Hunnel.

Bert is survived by her husband, Richard J. Stiller; children, Joseph Stiller, Barbara (Reggie) Way; grandchildren, Joshua (Danielle) Stiller, Nannette Stiller; great-grandchildren, Wayne, Trent, Emma & Dominic; brothers, Art (Elsie) Hunnel, Carroll Hunnel, Jim (Shirley) Hunnel; sister, Mary (Randy) Hering; sister-in-law, Marcy (Harald) Hunnel, Seneca, N.D.; best friends, Jeff & Marie Soleim.

MEMORIAL SERVICE: 10 a.m. Tuesday, May 20 in St. Rose Catholic Church, 3 N 6th Ave, Proctor.