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Lila Bertino - December 10, 2009


Lila Bertino was born May 17, 1912 at Grant Neb. She was one of eight children born to Fred and Cora Pringle Edwards.
She grew up on the family farm south of Grant. After leaving Grant she worked as a nurse for many years. Lila died in Cottonwood, Ariz. on Dec. 1, 2009 at the age of 97.
She was preceded in death by one son, Vern Duffey; four brothers and two sisters.
Lila is survived by two sons, Howard Duffey of Cottonwood and Larry Duffey of Santa Rosa, Calif.; one daughter, Helen Makinster of Cottonwood; 11 grandchildren, 24 great-grandchildren and 16 great-great-grandchildren and one brother, Charles Edwards of Ogallala, Neb.
Funeral services were held on Dec. 4, 2009 in Cottonwood and burial was held in the Grant Fairview Cemetery on Dec. 9, 2009