Bertha Swift


Bertha E. Swift, age 100 of Chaska, MN died on November 13, 2022 at the Auburn Manor in Chaska, MN. A funeral service will be held at 1:30 PM on Tuesday November 22, 2022 at the Riverview Church in Pine River, MN. Visitation will be held at 12:00 Noon at church. Interment will be held at the Norwood Cemetery, Pine River, MN.

Bertha Esther Swift, the daughter of Axel and Miranda (White) Peterson was born on August 17, 1922 in Pine River, MN. She graduated from Pine River High School in 1939 and taught school until 1945 when she was united in marriage to Eldon Swift. Together they farmed west of Pine River until 1969 when they moved to Eden Valley to manage a turkey farm.

Bertha is survived by her daughter Judy (Gale) Dorothy, Larry Swift and special friend Deb, Gerald (Donna) Swift, David (LouAnn) Swift; brother Dennis (Jackie) Peterson; 10 grandchildren; and 15 great grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband Eldon; parents; and three brothers.

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