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Bertha M. Mixer

June 25, 1919 ~ May 18, 2013 (age 93)

   Bertha M. Mixer, 93, of Quincy died at 7:46 p.m. Saturday (May 18, 2013) in Blessing Hospital.

   Born June 25, 1919 near Ewing, Missouri. Bertha was the daughter of Fredrick and Anna Lena Mueller Hohner.  She married Arlie Mixer on February 21, 1940.  He preceded her in death on April 25, 2007.

    Bertha was a member of Calvary Baptist Church.  She enjoyed sewing, quilting, doing alterations and mending for friends.  She and her husband farmed for many years in McDonough, Pike and Fulton counties.  She was a wonderful wife, mother and homemaker who loved cooking for her family and friends.

   Survivors include four sons, Kenneth Mixer (Dana) of Tucson, AZ, Roger Mixer (Sherrill) of East Moline, IL, Ronald Mixer of Bloomington, IL (Carol Shoreack of Morton, IL) and Dennis Mixer (Cheryl) of Cincinnati, OH; one daughter Jeanette Huff of Danville, IL; eleven grandchildren, Bryan Mixer (Amy Royster), Kenneth Huff (Nancy), Lisa Tarbell (Jim), Andrew Mixer (Julie), Kevin Huff (Angie), Kenton "Kit" Huff (Tracy), Krystal Vollmer (Randy), Joshua Mixer (Michelle), Richard Mixer (Leandra), Elisabeth Crabb (Evan), Rebecca Mixer; numerous great grandchildren and several great great grandchildren; two sisters, Annabelle Rhoads of Barry, IL and Kathy Fanning (Bill) of Fowler, IL.  Also surviving are three sisters-in-law Betty Hohner of Hannibal, MO, Helen Hohner of New Mexico and Dorothy Hohner of Michigan and several loving nieces and nephews including two special nieces Kathy and Amy who deserve our thanks and gratitude for being available for mom when we couldn't be.

    Mrs. Mixer was preceded in death by her parents, three brothers William, Paul and Harold Hohner; four sisters Alice Bird, Edna Palmer, Matilda Dickensheets and infant Helen.

   Funeral services will be held Thursday morning 9:30 in the Zehender Robinson Stormer Cookson Funeral Home with Pastor Mickey Farlow officiating.  Burial will be in Woodland Cemetery south of Fish Hook, IL.

   Visitation will be held Wednesday evening from 4:00 until 7:00 and Thursday morning until the time of services at the funeral home.

    Memorials may be made to the Good Samaritan Home Building Fund or to Calvary Baptist Church.
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