Alberta Clara Martinson

Alberta Clara Martinson
Alberta Clara Martinson

Alberta Clara “Bertie” Martinson, 95, of Buffalo, Minn. passed away Tuesday, Aug. 20, 2013, at her residence. 

She was born Nov. 24, 1917 in McGrath, Minn., the daughter of August and Martha Redunz Hengel.

In 1937, Alberta “Bertie” Hengel and Irvin “Bud” Martinson were joined in holy marriage.

Bertie was formerly self employed as a beautician.

She is survived by her daughter, Lynn Kirk, of Minnetonka; her son son, Ron (Kathy) Martinson, of Buffalo — where she was lovingly cared for in her final year — son-in-law Jack Stetler; nine grandchildren; fourteen great grandchildren; nieces, nephews other relatives and friends.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Irvin “Bud” Martinson, daughter Jeany Stetler and son-in-law Lloyd Kirk.

Funeral services for Alberta Clara “Bertie” Martinson will be held Friday, Aug. 23, 2013, at 2 p.m., at The Peterson Chapel Buffalo, Minn.  Pastor Luke Schmidt will officiate.

Interment will follow at Pleasant View Memorial Gardens in Burnsville, Minn.

Casket bearers will be Brian Kirk, Randy Kirk, Michael Martinson, Scott Rochat,

Jay Rochat and Landon Rochat-Boeser.

The Peterson Chapel in Buffalo is serving the family.  Online condolences are accepted.

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