Services for Bertha D. Ong, 87, of Pocatello, formerly of
Nampa, who died Wednesday, Aug. 31, in a Pocatello hospital,
will be conducted at 3 p.m. Saturday at the Alsip Funeral
Chapel, Nampa, with Fr. James L. Pratt, S.M., of St. Paul's
Catholic Church officiating.
will follow in the Hillcrest Memorial Gardens.
She was born Feb. 8, 1896, at Wheeler, Texas, to Zackery and
Joanna Miller. She was reared and attended schools in
Wheeler. She married John L. Ong on Oct. 3, 1911, in
Wheeler, and they owned and operated a ranch there.
They moved to Nampa in 1942. Mr. Ong died on April 1,
1954. She moved to Midland, Texas, in 1960. She
had resided in Pocatello the past year. She was a
member of the Catholic Church and her hobbies were horses,
rock collecting, fishing and crocheting.
She is survived by four sons, Forest L. Ong, Roseburg, Ore.,
Lee Ong, Portland, Ore., and Gene and Ray Ong, both of
Nampa; three daughters, Mrs. Leta Bohannon, Kerrville,
Texas, Mrs. Neta Cole and Mrs. Darlene Banta, both of
Pocatello; 25 grandchildren, 38 great-grandchildren and one
husband, she was preceded in death by four children, one
sister and four brothers.