Bertha Serena McKinley Bundy nee Klusmeier, 101, of Belleville, IL, born September 7, 1906 in E. St. Louis, IL, died June 2, 2008 at St. Paul's Home in Belleville, IL.
Bertha had been a charter member of Grace Methodist Church in Washington Park, IL and was a member of Signal Hill United Methodist Church in Belleville, IL. She enjoyed crocheting to earn spending money and making beautiful things. She was an avid seamstress making most of her own clothes and small craft items. Bertha had been active in Republican politics, worked in the plumbing industry and worked for Canteen Township tax collector in years past. She loved the Over 55 Mission Group at Signal Hill United Methodist Church.
Preceded in death by her 1st Husband - Frank E. McKinley
2nd Husband - Elmer N. Bundyamp;
Son - Frank Leroy McKinley
Parents - Otto & Lorinda nee Carnahan Klusmeier
Brother - Albert Klusmeier
Survived by her Son - Robert L. (Barbara) McKinley of Belleville, IL
Grandchildren - Deborah (Thomas) Belter of Belleville, IL
Michael (Diane) McKinley of Bonne Terre, MO
Dennis (Lee Ann) McKinley of Kansas City, MO
Dawn (Andrew) Chien of Ann Arbor, MI
Great Grandchildren - Aimee (Robert) Wangelin of Waterloo, IL
Bryon (Denise) Belter of Hazelwood, MO
Mitchell McKinley of Bonne Terre, MO
Alexis McKinley of Bonne Terre, MO
Great Great Grandchildren - Andrew Robert Wangelin
Sydney Nicole Belter
Special Daughter-in-law - Irma Lee Tedder of Desloge, MO
Memorials: In lieu of flowers please express your caring for Bertha's memory with a donation to Heartland Hospice, Signal Hill Church Over 55 Club or a charity of your choice.
Visitation: Friends may call from 11-1pm Saturday, June 7, 2008 at Kurrus Funeral Home in Belleville, IL
Funeral: Funeral services will be held at 1pm Saturday, June 7, 2008 at Kurrus Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Charles West officiating. Burial will be at St Clair Memorial Park in Fairview Heights, IL