Bertha Mae McKoen went home to her Lord on April 1, 2021, at the age of 88, with her family by her side, in her home near Malin, OR. No formal funeral services will be held
Bertha was born May 21, 1932, to Jim & Ara Arnold in Oklahoma. The Arnold family moved to Malin, OR in 1945. Bertha graduated from Klamath Union High School in 1950.
Bertha married Clifford McKoen on November 26,1950. Together they started their family near Malin where their two sons Jimmy, Jerry, and daughter Jeannie were born. She was a homemaker and helped keep the family farm going. Bertha enjoyed camping, fishing, and spending time with family and friends.
She was preceded in death by her husband Clifford McKoen; son Jerry McKoen; three brothers; and one sister. Bertha is survived by a son Jimmy McKoen; daughter and son-in-law Jeannie & Rick Lyon; grandchildren and their spouses Stacey & Cliff Lindenburger, Nick & Alea Lyon, Arlynn & James Fuentes; five great grandchildren; brother-in law Charlie Gonzales; and numerous nieces, nephews, cousins, and good friends.
Contributions in Bertha’s memory may be made to Basin Community Church, PO Box 54, Malin, OR 97632.
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