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Longtime Albin resident Bertha Sandberg turns 100


August 20, 2020

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Above:Bertha Sandberg in the 1940s.

Bertha Sandberg was born September 8, 1920, at the family farm in Banner County, Nebraska, to Floyd Leland Barrett and Minnie Mae Reed Barrett. She attended grade school in a one-room schoolhouse in Banner County and attended junior high and high school in Kimball, Nebraska, graduated as valedictorian from Kimball County High in 1937. Bertha won the Wyoming, Colorado and Nebraska typing competition when she was a senior in high school to qualify her for the world competition that was held in Chicago. Her family drove to Chicago so she could compete. Since the car was full, they strapped Be...

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