Bertha Bassett

Bertha G. “Bert” Bassett, 73, of Lexington, died  Wednesday, June 12, 2019 at Plum Creek Healthcare Community in Lexington.

Following her wishes of cremation, a Graveside Service will be held at a later date.

One of 14 children, she was born on April 23, 1946 in Somerset County, Pennsylvania to Lloyd and Bessie (Speicher) Beam.

Following members of her family, Bert made her way to Nebraska and settled in Broken Bow where she was employed at the Tumble Weed. After leaving Broken Bow she lived the majority of her life in Lexington.  She worked at Monroe Auto in Cozad and later on in life she enjoyed being a care giver. Bert never shied away from taking care of someone or helping someone in need.

Bert is survived by her children, Robert (Beth) Speer of Lexington and daughter Rita Speer of Kentucky; grandchildren, Whitney, Skyler, Brooke, Tova, Gavin, Joselyn, and Tommi; two sisters, Peg Daugherty of Springfield, Ill., and Helen Borrows of Canyon City, Calif.; one brother, Calvin Beam of Pennsylvania.

Bert was preceded in death by her parents and siblings Lloyd Jr., Ruth, Burley, Sylvia, Clifford, William, Ed, Sandra, Homer (Mort), and Flo.

Reynolds-Love Funeral Home in Lexington is honored to be assisting the family with arrangements.  Please share online condolences with the family by visiting: reynoldslovefuneralhome.com

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