Bertha Garber, 81

starDecember 19, 2018 ~ 14 Tevet 5779

Formerly of Louisville, died on December 22, 2018 in Chicago.  She was preceded in death by her parents, Carlos and Raquel Bass.

Bertha was a member of Keneseth Israel Congregation, former president and member of The Sisterhood, and a member of Hadassah of Louisville.  She was a Spanish teacher at Tully Elementary and spent her free time as a volunteer at Norton Suburban Hospital.

Bertha is survived by her husband, Edward; children: Samuel (Andrea) Garber and Jeanette (Alan) Zemsky; grandsons: Ryan and Evan Garber; and her sister, Celia (Eitan) Krashin.

Funeral services are at 2 p.m. Monday, December 24, 2018 at Herman Meyer & Son, Inc., 1338 Ellison Avenue with interment to follow in Keneseth Israel Cemetery.  Visitation will begin after 1 p.m.  Expressions of sympathy to Keneseth Israel Congregation are appreciated.


Burial:    Keneseth Israel Cemetery

Section E, Lot 440