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April 6, 1967     Jewell County Record
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::?" PAGE 2B Bertha Mitchell - Obituary Bertha Mitchell was born September 15, I880 at the farm home of her parents, William H. and Adelaide Isaac, located 5 miles west and one mile south of Mankato. Jewell Coun ty, Kansas. She was a resident of Jewelr Coutlty for ahnost 87 years, from her birlh until her deattl on March 31, 1957. She attended the country school' in the vicinity of h(,r birthplace; and later in the Spanish American war Era (1898') graduated l'ronl Man kate tligh School. She ]al(,r ,'lttended Baker University at Baldwin, Kansas. On December 14, 1904, she was married t(J William I()ss Mitchell at Marlkatn. Judge Mitcimll was also I)m'n in and lived his entire lift, in .fewell County. During the Oarly years of her mat'riage she helped ht,r lawyer husband in his oflk,( at Mankato. Bertha Mitchell th)'oughou( her life maintained an intense interest in her ('hurch, (:ore munity, and civic affairs. She was an av'ld reatler, and kept well informed on all local, na tional and world events and affairs. She was a person of definite ideas and opinion,