Loveland Newspaper Loveland, Colorado 06-06-02
Bertha Katherine Stolz, 90, of Loveland, died June 3, 2002.
She was born Aug. 4, 1911, in Bethune, Colo., to Gottlieb Stahlecker and Minnie
Weiss Stahlecker. Her family homesteaded in the Bethune area.
Bertha married Albert Stolz on Oct. 17, 1929, in Bethune. They
moved to Loveland in 1935 and farmed in the Loveland area from 1935 to 1985,
when they retired. She was a longtime member of the Immanuel Lutheran Church.
Mrs. Stolz enjoyed gardening, crocheting, all kinds of crafts,
and playing the game of Aggravation. She is survived by a daughter,
Erdeena Parsons and husband Robert of Loveland; seven grandchildren,
Terry, Jerry, Bill and Vance Stolz and Nancy Starks, all of Loveland,
Larry Parsons of Boise, Idaho, and Patty Adams of Sonoma, Calif.; 17
great-grandchildren; and one great-great-granddaughter.
Bertha was preceded in death by husband Albert Stolz in 1996;
son Ivan Stolz in 1981; four brothers; and three sisters. Funeral services will
be 10 a.m. Thursday at Immanuel Lutheran Church, with the Rev. Al
Schroeder officiating. Burial will be in the Loveland Burial Park.
In lieu of flowers, memorial gifts may be made to Immanuel
Lutheran Church in care of Allnutt Funeral Chapel.