Bertha “Betty” Louise Goldsberry, 94, of Cedar Rapids, passed away on July 12 at Mercy Medical Center in Cedar Rapids. A memorial service will be held Friday July 20, 2018 at the Cedar Memorial Chapel of Memories starting at 11:30am. Visitation will be prior to the service starting at 10am.
Betty was born July 31, 1923, in Spirit Lake, ID to Edward and Angeline Martin. Betty graduated from McKinley High School, Cedar Rapids. She married Donald Goldsberry in March of 1941 in Ryan, Iowa. They lived in Iowa and later moved to California and lived there from 1969-1979. Betty was a member of the Shueyville United Methodist Church. Her happiest moments were when she was with family.
Betty is survived by her children, James (Connie) Goldsberry, Pamela (Mike) Reynolds, and Donald (Shelley) Goldsberry; sister-in-law Bev Martin, previous daughter-in-law Kathy Goldsberry; daughter-in-law Linda Goldsberry; 16 grandchildren; 38 great-grandchildren; 16 great-great grandchildren, 11 step- grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, son Richard, brothers John (Bethel), Edward, Kenneth Martin; and a nephew Kenneth Martin Jr.
Memorial donations may be directed to the family at Bertha Goldsberry 3286 Coral Ave NE, Cedar Rapids, IA 52333.