Bertha Wain, 89, of Floodwood, died peacefully at home surrounded by family on Tuesday, May 13, 2014.
She was born in 1925 in Floodwood, the daughter of Ivar and Betty Mattila.
Bertha was a life-long resident of Floodwood and a graduate of Floodwood High School. She was married to Bill Wain for 67 years.
Bertha was a member of Hope Lutheran Church, Floodwood.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Bill; and brothers, John, Wilho, and Donald Mattila.
Bertha is survived by her children, Jim (Gretchen) Wain, Donna (Phillip) Wain Erickson, Julie (Steve) Gerdes, and Diane Wain; grandchildren, Jill (Jess) Brozic, Jason (Cathy) Wain, Keith (Karen) Wain, Shaya (Joe) Johnston, Moriah (Alex) Quintana and Chase Gerdes; great-grandchildren, Soren Wain, Lewis Wain, Jack Johnston, Brooks Wain, and Oscar Wain; sisters, Lilly Autio, Elsie Tollgaard, and Elvie (Jim) Tollgaard; many nieces, nephews, extended family and dear friends.
VISITATION: 10 a.m. until the 11 a.m. Memorial Service, Saturday, May 17, 2014 in Hope Lutheran Church, Floodwood. In lieu of flowers, memorials are preferred to St. Marys Hospice East Range Team, Hope Lutheran Church or American Cancer Society.