Bertha M. Box, age 97 of Casper, Wyoming, died on November 2, 2021 at Shepard of the Valley Nursing Home. She was born October 26, 1924 in Casper to Alferd Barnes and Nellie Hunt. Bertha grew up in Casper, while working as a waitress she met and married Millard M. Box Sr. on February 7, 1948 and had 4 children, she was a founding member of the women’s Evansville Volunteer Fire Department and helped at various Baptist churches. Later she started B’s DayCare in June of 1970 where she cared and mentored many children for over 20 year. Later in life she sewed, quilted, was involved in bible studies and prayer groups. She had 6 grandchildren and 9 great grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews.
She is preceded in death by her parents and husband, Millard M. Box Sr., sons Richard Box and Millard Box Jr., grandchildren, Lisa Box Hamilton and Jeffrey Box, sisters, Clare Paris, Gladys Lukowiak and Betty Streeter.
Bertha is survived by son, Gordon Box (Pam) of Casper and daughter, Sandi Hatfield (Bruce) of Rozet, Wyoming.
Services are pending for a later date.
Arrangements are entrusted to Bustard & Jacoby Funeral Home, 600 CY Ave. Casper, WY 82601.
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