Mrs. Bertha E. Kennedy, 86, Brainerd, died Monday, Sept. 1, 2003, at Woodland Good Samaritan Village, Brainerd.
She was born Aug. 23, 1917, to Louis and Emma (Smith) Olson. She married John J. Kennedy on Nov. 24, 1939. She worked as a nurse's aide in Brainerd and Pontiac, Mich., and then moved back to the Brainerd area after her retirement.
Survivors include her sisters, Dorothy Johnson, Brainerd, Esther Cook, Billings, Mont., and Ruth McKenzie, McComb, Miss.; and many nieces and nephews.
Her husband; parents; two brothers, Clarence Olson and Elmer Olson; one sister, Ethel Metzer; and one nephew, Clarence McKenzie, preceded her in death.
Services will be 10:30 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 4, 2003, at the Assemblies of God Church, Brainerd, with Pastor Mark Boone officiating. Friends may call Wednesday, Sept. 3, from 6-8 p.m. at Halvorson-Johnson Funeral Home, Brainerd, and one hour prior to the service at the church.
Interment will be in the Evergreen Cemetery, Brainerd.
Arrangements are with Halvorson-Johnson Funeral Home, Brainerd.
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