Melverta M. Bartter (nee Straub), formerly of Columbia Station, recently of Berea, died Tuesday, September 25, 2007, at Southwest Residential Hospice, Strongsville.
She was born in Elyria. Melverta was a personal banker with Huntington National Bank, working in the Berea branch for 25 years, then at the North Olmsted branch for 16 1/2 years where she retired.
She was active in several churches, loved to travel (going on over 20 cruises) and lived life to the fullest.
She was the beloved wife of Charles; loving sister of Lyle Straub of Berea, Ellsworth Straub of Fairview, and Shirley Cox of The Villages, Fla.; dear aunt of Gina, Gayle, Mark John and Jayson; great-aunt of Ashley, Brittany, Alan, Andy, Sidney, Sarah, Daley, Jessica, and Michael.
Friends may call Friday, September 28, 2007, 7 to 9 p.m. at Baker-Osinski-Kensinger Funeral Home, 206 Front St., Berea, where funeral services will be Saturday, September 29, 2007, at 11 a.m.
Burial will follow the service at Columbia Cemetery, Columbia Station.
The family suggests memorial contributions be made to the American Diabetes Assoc.