Obituary: MORTENSEN, BERTHA

Published: Saturday, Aug. 30 2014 11:14 p.m. MDT

Bertha Maurine Fullmer Mortensen 1913 ~ 2011

Our beautiful Mother, Sister, Grandmother, Great-Grandmother and Great- Great- Grandmother passed away peacefully Monday, August 8, 2011 in Springville, Utah. Maurine was born January 12, 1913 in Springville, Utah to Alma and Bertha Clyde Fullmer. She married Alex H. Mortensen in the Salt Lake Temple on June 22, 1934. Together they raised seven children. Maurine was a faithful member of the LDS church and held many positions in Relief Society and Mutual. She was very active in civic organizations with her husband Alex. Their true love was the many years they spent Square Dancing and traveling to many places to enjoy this time together. They served a full time LDS Mission to the Boise Idaho Mission. The first part of their mission was at the Idaho Falls Temple Visitor Center and then proselyting in the Twin Falls Idaho area. Maurine was an avid reader and genealogist. She would ride the bus to Salt Lake City to the Genealogy Library to do the research for her ancestors. She is survived by her children Paul (Wilma), Clyde (Darlene), Marilyn (Kenneth) Warner, Jay (Marilyn), Robert (Sandy) and Karl (Vicky) and two sisters Norma (Ira) Jensen, Marie (Dean) Tipton, 38 grandchildren, 93 great-grandchildren and 33 great-great-grandchildren. Preceded in death by parents, son Kenneth, sisters Wilda Rigby and Donnetta Davis. The family would like to thank the staff at the Hobble Creek and Art City Care Centers for the sweet and loving care they gave to our mother and grandmother. A viewing will be held Friday, August 12, 2011, from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. at the Wheeler Mortuary, 211 E. 200 S., Springville, Utah and Saturday morning August 13, 2011 from 10:00 to 10:45 a.m. at the church prior to the funeral at 11:00. Funeral services will be held at the 5th Ward located at 245 S. 600 E., Springville, Utah. Interment will be at the Springville Evergreen Cemetery. Condolences may be sent at www.wheelermortuary.com