21 February 1902–7 October 1985 (Age 83)
Mount Carmel, Carroll, Iowa, United States
When Elizabeth Leota Berger was born on 21 February 1902, in Mount Carmel, Carroll, Iowa, United States, her father, Martin John Berger, was 34 and her mother, Mary Huberta Julich, was 32. She married Joseph Peter Ortner on 24 November 1926, in Carroll, Iowa, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. She lived in Carroll, Carroll, Iowa, United States in 1925 and Kniest Township, Carroll, Iowa, United States in 1930. She died on 7 October 1985, in Des Moines, Polk, Iowa, United States, at the age of 83, and was buried in Mount Carmel, Carroll, Iowa, United States.
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From "It's All Relative" by Justin Ortner. Both Dad and Mom worked hard as most things were done by hand. The old hand cranked washing machine while being an improvement over the wash board, was still …