Theresa M. “Terry” Bertling Nathanson
Theresa M. “Terry” Bertling Nathanson

DELPHOS, Ohio — Theresa M. “Terry” Bertling Nathanson, 63, of Delphos, passed away at 8:32 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 9, 2014, at Community Health Professionals Inpatient Hospice in Van Wert.

She was born Dec. 16, 1950, in Lima, to the late James F. and Margie M. (Miller) Bertling. Also preceding her in death is a son: Travis Tippie, and two brothers: George and Daniel Bertling.

Terry is survived by her son: Toby Tippie of Lima, Ohio, and her grandchildren: Kendra, Rileigh, Olivia, Emma, Benjamin and Bristol. She is also survived by her siblings: Chuck Bertling of Bangkok, Thailand, Jane (Gary) Houg of Van Wert, Betty (Gary) Dilworth of Delphos, Marty (Steve) Mansfield of Delphos, Tom (Priscilla) Bertling of Scottsdale, Ariz., Jack (Cindy) Bertling of Delphos, Glenn (Julie) Bertling of Lima, Ann (Rob) Watkins of Delphos and James “Buddy” (Marcy) Bertling, Jr. of Lompoc, Calif.

Mrs. Nathanson had spent her adult life as a caregiver. She loved spending time with her children, grandchildren and wonderful family.

A memorial mass will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, Jan. 13, 2014, at St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church, Delphos, Ohio. Friends and family may call Sunday, Jan. 12, 2014, at Siferd-Orians Funeral Home, 506 N. Cable Road, Lima, Ohio, from 2 until 8 p.m.

In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made to her family.

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