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Wilberta F. "Bert"  Wixson

Wilberta F. "Bert" Wixson
  • January 8, 1937 - January 10, 2018
  • Battle Creek, Michigan
  • North Avenue Church of God
    1079 North Ave.
    Battle Creek, MI 49017
  • Pennfield Athletic Boosters
    8299 Pennfield Rd
    Battle Creek, MI 49017

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“My deepest sympathy to her family. May Almighty God grant you peace as you cope with your loss. Jer.29 :11 ”
1 of 15 | Posted by: A friend

“Ken and Marlyne Groves send our sincere condolences. Bert was a good friend and neighbor and we will miss her dearly. Julie, Ted and Curt along...Read More »
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3 of 15 | Posted by: Larry Forsythe - kBattle Creek, MI

“Some of my fondest memories include Bert and thelaughs we had.We worked (and laughed and giggled) at somany Band Booster events together! She...Read More »
4 of 15 | Posted by: Carol Delaney - Janesville, WI

“Jon & Sharon, we are so sorry for your lost. She was a wonderful lady. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.Rick & Marlene ”
5 of 15 | Posted by: Rick and Marlene Harris - MI

“MY sincere condolences for you and your family. It is never easy dealing with a loss of a loved one. I hope you find comfort as I did in John 11: 25 ...Read More »
6 of 15 | Posted by: D H - Phoenix, AZ

“Jon and Sharon I am so sorry for your loss. My prayers are with you and your family ”
7 of 15 | Posted by: Tamra Stacey (Castleberry) - WV

“Dear Wixson family - So sorry to hear of your great loss. What a sweet, dear lady who was no doubt loved my many. I loved growing up in the...Read More »
8 of 15 | Posted by: Karen Arnett (Van Daff) - Augusta, MI

“I am so sorry for your loss Wixson family. I knew Bert because her son, Melvin, and I both went to elementary school at Dudley. I remember Bert as...Read More »
9 of 15 | Posted by: Geri Bateman - Battle Creek, MI

“So sorry to hear about the passing of your mom. Mrs Wixson was our neighbor for many many years We adored her and the rest of the family, they were...Read More »
10 of 15 | Posted by: gladys brown - battle creek, MI

“So sorry for your loss. She was a beautiful lady hard to see her leave. But glad she is out of pain. Love and prayers to you all. Love and hugs ”
11 of 15 | Posted by: Kate Ward - Fort mill, SC

“Jon and family,We extend our prayers and wish for comfort for you in the time of loss. No one can prepare you ; please, take comfort in knowing that...Read More »
12 of 15 | Posted by: Steven Christoff - Ocala, FL

“Jon -I am so sorry to hear about your loss. My thoughts are with you.Les ”
13 of 15 | Posted by: Les Pruden - Windsor / Canada

“I wish I was not writing this right now, my friend! However, I have so many wonderful memories especially when we lived across the street from you...Read More »
14 of 15 | Posted by: Dotty Dilsaver - Battle Creek, MI

“I love You Grandma. RIH. ”
15 of 15 | Posted by: Marc Wixson - Battle creek, MI


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Wilberta F. "Bert" Wixson, 81 of Battle Creek, died Wednesday, January 10, 2018 at Bronson Battle Creek. She was born in Celina, Ohio the daughter of Aubrey and Hazel (Kemerling) Disher. Wilberta was united in marriage on March 20, 1953 to Melvin "Gene" Wixson in Battle Creek. Sadly, he preceded her in death in 2003.

She was a homemaker and is survived by two daughters, Debbie Morey, Tracy Wixson; four sons, Jon (Sharon), Melvin (Sara), David and Todd (Jean) Wixson; many grandchildren, great-grandchildren; and a brother, Lloyd "Skip" Tubbs. She was also preceded in death by her parents; son-in-law, Gary; a sister, Betty and a brother, Sonny.

Wilberta and Gene together, worked Bingo and were active in Pennfield Athletic Booster, Cub Scouts, Girl Scouts in Pennfield Schools and at Dudley in Battle Creek; Indoor Floor Hockey, Boy Scouts, Concession Stand Pennfield Band Booster. Her love was playing bingo, cooking and her family.

A funeral service will be held 1:30 p.m. Monday, January 15th at Farley Estes Dowdle Funeral Home & Cremation Care, 105 Capital Ave. N.E., with Rev. James D. Sirks officiating. Interment will follow at West Pennfield, Hicks Cemetery. Visitation for Wilberta will be held 3:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. on Sunday, January 14th at the funeral home.

Friends who wish, may make memorial contributions to North Avenue Church of God, 1079 North Ave., Battle Creek, MI 49017 or the Pennfield Athletic Boosters, 8299 Pennfield Rd, Battle Creek, MI 49017. Personal messages for the family may be placed at www.farleyestesdowdle.com