Bertha Aebersold

April 13, 1923March 20, 2013

Bertha Aebersold, 89 passed away on March 20, 2013 at her residence.

She was born in Louisville on April 13, 1923 to Louis and Bessie Payton.

She had worked at Williams Shoe Store for many years.

She leaves to cherish her memory two sons, Charlie Aebersold (Lynda) and Jerry Aebersold; four daughters, Patricia King (Paul), Paula Aebersold, Mary Aebersold (Don), and Deborah Gibson (David); five grandchildren, Angela Aebersold, Charles Aebersold, Jr., Megan, Ryan and Adrian Gibson; five great-grandchildren, Bill, Aaron and Briana Nolan, Louis Aebersold and Brady Johnson; and a host of nieces and nephews; and a special thanks to her “third” son, Garry Collett.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Louis Marion Aebersold; three brothers, George, James and Louis Payton; five sisters, Ruby Miller, Louise Murphy, Celesta Miller, Bessie Sanders and Emma Sanders.

A celebration of life service will be conducted at 12:00 PM on Saturday, March 23, 2013 in the chapel of Arch L. Heady-Cralle Funeral Home, 2428 Frankfort Ave. Burial to follow at Evergreen Cemetery. Visitation will be from 12-8 PM on Friday at the funeral home.

Expressions of sympathy may be directed to American Cancer Society or American Kidney Foundation.


  • Visitation Friday, March 22, 2013
  • Celebration of Life Service Saturday, March 23, 2013

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Jim Lueken

March 24, 2013

Mary, I knew how close you were to your Mom from when we worked together years ago. So sorry to hear of her passing. But know that your mother got great comfort and pride in all her children. Keep in touch on facebook, Mary. Jim & Mary Jo Lueken

Bertha Aebersold

March 22, 2013

Jerry my brother, my prayers are with you & Mom's flying with the angels now. Anything I can do! Much love, Ricky

Wayne & Gail McBride

March 21, 2013

Our sincerest sympathies to all of her family and loved ones.

Kristine Burden

March 21, 2013

I'm so sorry for your loss. Your family is in my prayers. Big hugs to Patti! Love you!

Paula Dupin

March 21, 2013

My heartfelt sympathy to all the Aebersold family.

Jackie Gordon

March 20, 2013

I will always remember her smile and laugh...she was one of the sweetest people I have had the pleasure of knowing...may she rest in peace with God now...Jackie Gordon