In Memory

Bertha Atkinson (Lee) - Class Of 1957


Bert, born June 15, 1939 in Great Falls, entered glory July 9, 2015. Raised in Sunburst, she graduated NTCHS in 1957 and worked at Cut Bank Pioneer Press. She married Leo Lee in 1958 and had two children, Cindy (Rob Roddy) and Mark.

They lived in Sunburst, Spokane, Great Falls, and Conrad, before coming to Helena, where they operated Holiday Texaco, and later, Westside Exxon, and managed Analeh apartments for a time.

Leo predeceased her, as did sisters Doris Robinson, Betty Bykonen, and brothers Leonard, Clarence, and Gerald Atkinson.

Besides her children, she is survived by sisters Barbara Monroe, Rita Christopherson, Shirley Sparvier, brothers Barry and Tommy Atkinson, sisters in law Betty Hunt and Jean Lee, grandchildren, nieces and nephews she held dear.

Mother, sister, aunt, sister in law, we will miss you now and forever, more than words convey.