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Huberta (Bertha) Bek

Female 1887 - 1977  (89 years)


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  • Name Huberta (Bertha) Bek 
    Born 14 September 1887  Grand Rapids, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died 14 August 1977  Belding, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 

    • This notice was in the Social Notes section of The Grand Rapids Evening Press, July 16, 1904: “Last Tuesday evening a party was given by Miss Bertha Bek at her home, 165 Carrier street. The house was prettily decorated for the occasion with palms and flags. The evening ws spent with music and games. Several beautiful vocal selections were rendered by Miss Bertha Bek. A flashlight picture was taken of the party, after which refreshments were served by Misses Grace Robinson and Nellie Bek. Those present were the Misses Edna Barker, Fannie Corbin, Anna Mervin, Nellie Bek, Fannie Sheehan, Jennie Oderslice, Minnie Bek, Clara Bauer, Grace Robinson, Minnie Brandon< Katherine Sheehan, Bertha Weigel and Cora Smith of Saginaw.”
      Found in The Grand Rapids Evening Press on April 29, 1910: “Miss Bertha Bek and Clayton Richardson were quietly married yesterday afternoon at 5 o’clock at the residence of the officiating clergyman, Rev. Henry Mierrer of St. Alphonsus church. Miss Minnie Bek, sister of the bride, was the bridesmaid and John Bek, brother of the bride, officiated as best man. After the ceremony a reception and supper were served at the home of the bride’s parents, Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Bek, 165 Carrier st. Miss Hazel Bird sang ‘O Promise Me’ and Rennis Bek, brother of the bride, played Mendelssohn’s ‘Wedding March’ on the mandolin. About fifty guests attended the reception.”
      Bertha was a grand master Bridge player.
    Person ID I88  Moore-Bek
    Last Modified 3 August 2010 

    Father Lawrence Bek,   b. 15 January 1845, Heinkenszand, Zeeland Prov., Netherlands Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 May 1922, Grand Rapids, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years) 
    Mother Cornelia Rosalia DeWilligen,   b. 28 April 1862, Monterado, Borneo, Indonesia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 August 1935, Grand Rapids, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years) 
    Married 17 November 1885  Grand Rapids, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F99  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family/Spouse Clayton W. Richardson 
    Married 28 April 1910  Grand Rapids Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Fredrick (Fritz) Richardson
     2. Helen Richardson
    Family ID F101  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart


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