Bertha A. Moser, age 90, of Litchfield, MN died peacefully on Tuesday November 19, 2019 at the Meeker Manor Rehabilitation Center in Litchfield, MN. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:30 AM on Saturday November 23, 2019 at the Church of St. Philip in Litchfield, MN. Visitation will be held from 5 - 7 PM on Friday November 22 with a 7:00 PM Prayer Service at Johnson-Hagglund Funeral and Cremation in Litchfield, MN and will continue one hour prior to the service at church on Saturday. Interment will be held at the Calvary Cemetery in Litchfield, MN.
Bertha Agnes Moser was born on October 11, 1929 in Maine Prairie Township in Stearns County, MN. She was the daughter of Mathias and Mary (Schmitt) Unterburger. Bertha worked both in and out of the home as a housewife, farmer’s wife and was employed at various places in Litchfield including Fingerhut, the Farmer’s Daughter Restaurant and worked in the deli at SuperValu. She loved this job in particular and retired when the store closed. She was a member of the Church of St. Philip and a life member of the V.F.W. Auxiliary. Bertha’s interests included reading, jigsaw puzzles, gardening, crocheting, watching TV game shows and baking delicious bars, cookies, desserts and pies. She always had coffee ready and a sweet treat to go with it when friends and family would visit. She especially enjoyed spending time with her children, grandchildren and great grandchildren.
She is survived by her sons Jerome (Margaret) Kalkbrenner and Matt (Ann) Moser; daughters Betty Syverson and Marie (Lawrence) Solem; son-in-law Michael Schrotberger; daughter-in-law Paula Kalkbrenner; brother-in-law Raymond (Ramona) Buttenhoff; 10 grandchildren and 16 great grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents Mathias and Mary; spouses Walter Kalkbrenner and Joseph Moser; son David Kalkbrenner; daughter Karen Schrotberger; brothers Clarence, Eugene and Carl; and sisters Sr. M. Padua “Mary” Unterburger and Lucille Buttenhoff; and Leola Weisman.