MILO - Bertha P. Larson, 80, wife of the late Robert E. Larson, died April 16, 2014, at her home. She was born Sept. 20, 1933, in Milo, the daughter of Lloyd Edward and Ella Bertha (Mountain) Perkins.
She married Robert Larson, June 29, 1956. Bertha had been employed as a cook for the school department for many years. A devoted homemaker, some of the best days of her life were when she and Bob were camping with family and friends, enjoying family gatherings and picnics. The joy of her life was time she spent with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
She is survived by five daughters, Cathy DuBois and husband, George, Lori Crawford, Robin Larson, Terri Noke and husband, Paul, and Amy Swazey and husband, Lyle; a son, Jeffery Williams and family; a brother, Frank Perkins; a sister, Hazel Williams and husband, Carl; seven grandchildren, Michelle, Rebekah, Robert, Kendall, Luke, P.J., and Forrest; six great-grandchildren, Sadie, Alex, Nathan, Olivia, Bennett and Clara; and many nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by a brother, Albert Perkins.
A graveside memorial service will be conducted 11 a.m. Saturday, June 21, 2014, at Evergreen Cemetery, Milo, with Rev. Michele St. Cyr officiating. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to the Park Street United Methodist Church, PO Box 116, Milo, ME 04463. Arrangements are in the care of Lary Funeral Home. Condolences and memories may be expressed at www.laryfuneralhome.com.