Bertha Leone “Toby” Clinch, 89, of Burwell, Nebraska died April 3, 2013 at the Community Memorial Health Center in Burwell.
Toby’s wishes were to be cremated. A memorial service will at 11:00 a.m. on Monday, April 8, 2013 at the First Congregational United Church of Christ in Burwell, Nebraska. Pastor Alan Petersen will officiate. Hitchcock Funeral Home in Burwell is in charge of arrangements.
Bertha was born August 23, 1923 in Moorhead, Iowa to Archie and Alta (Beall) Coberly.
Toby married Leo Francis Clinch on November 10, 1948 in Missouri Valley, Iowa.
Toby is survived by three children; Patricia and Dale Crandall of Burwell, Nebraska, Dr. Steve and Cindy Clinch of Omaha, Nebraska and Leo “Sam” and Bobbie Clinch, Jr. of Lincoln, Nebraska. Five grandchildren, Brian and Lynn Crandall, Rebecca and Dan Allard, Dr. Sam Clinch, Ellen Clinch and Michael Clinch and four great-grandchildren, Kathryn Crandall, Michael Crandall, Carter Allard and Madelyn Allard.
Toby was preceded in death by her parents, husband, a son, Michael and a grandson, Asa Clinch.