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Bertha Coburn
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A service was held Saturday at Lakewood Funeral Home for Bertha Coburn, 97, of Hughson. He died Wednesday, May 26, 2004 at Evergreen Rehabilitation Care Center in Modesto.

Burial was at Lakewood Memorial Park.

Born Feb. 25, 1907, Mrs. Coburn was a native of Eldon, Mo., and lived in Hughson for 66 years. She was a Tri Valley Cannery floor supervisor 25 years. Mrs. Coburn was a member of Cannery Workers Local 746. She enjoyed gardening and home canning.

She leaves behind her caregivers, Edna "Tedi" Burris and Penny Lane, both of Modesto; and three grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren and 12 great-great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Zennie F. Coburn; and daughter, Marie Gonsalves.

Remembrances may be sent to Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders, 416 Downey Ave., Modesto, CA 95354.