Bertha Marie Seversen

Bertha M. Seversen

Anchorage resident Bertha Marie Seversen, 88, died at the Alaska Native Medical Center on Feb. 25, 2015.

A memorial service was held at 2 p.m. Sunday March 8, 2015, at Saint Innocent Russian Orthodox Church, Anchorage, with a following at the South Central Foundation Gathering Room, 4501 Diplomacy Drive, Anchorage.

Bertha was born on Jan. 16, 1927, in Lake Illiamna. Over the years she lived in Homer and from 1953 until her passing she lived in Anchorage. Bertha loved bingo. She worked at C.I.N.A. Bingo in the late 1970s to mid 1980s. She enjoyed visiting relatives, shopping and eating out. She collected Fur Rondy pins and buttons. She was mindful to always donate monthly to her favorite charities.

The family wrote, “She was very giving and always wanted to help anyone in need. Bertha was a devoted wife of 67 years to her husband Walter Seversen.

“She was the world’s greatest cook, and always enjoyed cooking for family and friends. Her granddaughter and great grandkids meant the world to her. In her younger years she and Walter loved to go dancing. She could jitterbug, waltz and even dance the polka.”

Bertha was preceded in death by her parents, Charles and Parascovia Roehl; her son, Randy Seversen; brothers, Charlie Roehl, Edwin Roehl and Heinie Roehl; and her sister, Sophia Chase.

She is survived by her daughter, Joan Wheelon of New Smynra, Fla.; granddaughter, Brandi Friars of Anchorage; and her three great-grandchildren, Bailey Purvis, Branwyn Coons and Braelyn Coons of Anchorage.

Services were by the Anchorage Funeral Home and Crematory. Visit Bertha’s online obituary and guestbook at www.AlaskanFuneral.com. 

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