Longtime Juneau resident Bertie Mehlenbeck died Nov. 4, 2002, in Juneau.
She was born Nov. 12, 1924, in Omaha, Neb. She graduated Centralia Junior College in Washington state and attended the University of Washington. She lived in Juneau 30 years.
She was a homemaker, an accomplished craftswoman in fiber arts, and a gardener with an emphasis on growing orchids.
She is survived by one sister, two children, six grandchildren, and four great-grandchildren.
At her request, there will be no public services.