Obituary for Bertha L. Presutti (Gibbs)
Bertha L. Presutti, 63, of Christopher, passed away at 6:45 a.m. Sunday, November 19, 2017, at her home in Christopher.
Bertha was born on May 1, 1954, in Chicago, Illinois, to Lindell Gibbs and Ruth (Underwood) Gibbs.
She and her husband Jeff were foster parents and they had lots of foster children over the years. She was a homemaker and made her home for the children and her husband.
Bertha was a machinist and ran equipment for the V.A.W. in Ellenville, NY and then locally for the Sesser Coal Mines. She also had raised rabbits.
She married Jeffry on October 5, 1985, in Murphysboro, and he survives.
Other survivors include three children Kaylee, Taylor and Brayden, all at home;
six step grandchildren;
and three sisters Ann Gibbs, Brenda Mitchell and Debbie Gibbs, all of Benton.
She was preceded in death by one son Mark Wemmer, five brothers and her parents.
Her body will be cremated and a gravesite service will be held at 1 p.m. Monday, November 27, 2017, at Fairview Cemetery with Rev. Josemon Hoem officiating. Family and friends are asked to meet at the cemetery. For more information, please visit www.pettettfuneralhome.com.