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Bertha Ostbye, Parkston

Bertha Josephine "Bert" Ostbye, 67, Parkston, died Thursday, Feb. 12, 2009, at M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, Texas, of lymphoma. Memorial services will be at 10:30 a.m. Monday at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Parkston. Burial will be in Sacred Hea...

Bertha Josephine "Bert" Ostbye, 67, Parkston, died Thursday, Feb. 12, 2009, at M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, Texas, of lymphoma.

Memorial services will be at 10:30 a.m. Monday at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Parkston. Burial will be in Sacred Heart Catholic Cemetery, Parkston. There will be a 7 p.m. prayer service Sunday at the church. Visitation will be one hour prior to both services at the church.

Arrangements are under the direction of Hickey-Wevik Funeral Chapel, Chamberlain.

She was born on Jan. 6, 1942, in Parkston to Alois and Bernadine Nolz.

For most of her life, she lived in Chamberlain.

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She also lived in Hartford; Hollywood, Fla.; Parkston and Brownsville, Texas.

She is survived by five children: Lisa Ostbye, Omaha, Neb.; Brad and wife Cindi, Canton; Mike and wife Kim, Mitchell; Cathy Ostbye, Sioux Falls; and Vickie Deans and husband Mike, Brownsville; 12 grandchildren, six sisters: Mary Welfen, Shirley Bailey, Barbara Gahl, Sharon Nolz, Karen Korzan and Joyce Star; and nine brothers: Bernard, Norbert, Edward, Kenneth, Francis, Dennis, William, Charles and Leonard Nolz.

She was preceded in death by a son, Dale Nolz; and her parents.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorials.

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