Alberta Alice Bredehoeft, 96, of Odessa, formerly of Alma, died November 2nd at her home. 

She was born July 31, 1923 in Corder to John and Emma (Mevius) Reith.

She married Clarence Bredehoeft on January 14, 1942. He preceded her in death on March 22, 2000.

Alberta was a devoted homemaker who loved cooking and reading. She was a member of the Zion Lutheran Church in Blackburn and a member of the former Ladies Aid Club.

In addition to Clarence, she is preceded in death by a son, Douglas; a daughter, Bonnie; brothers, Leonard and Ervin Reith; and a half sister, Hilda Starkebaum.

She is survived by:  
Sons:            Ronald Bredehoeft (Tamara)    of Alma
                     Allen Bredehoeft (Sharon)       of Emma
Daughters:     Janette Copeland (Bob)          of Olathe, KS
                     Connie Bredehoeft                 of Odessa
                     Shirlyn Bredehoeft                 of Higginsville
                     Teresa Bredehoeft                  of Higginsville 

6 Grandchildren 11 Great Grandchildren4 Great Great Grandchildren 

3 Step Grandchildren 7 Step Great Grandchildren1 Step Great Great Grandchild 

Funeral services will be held Wednesday, November 6th at 10:30 am at the Zion Lutheran Church in Blackburn, officiated by Reverend Tim Miille.

Visitation will be Wednesday at the church from 9-10.

She will be buried at the Zion Lutheran Cemetery 

Memorials are suggested to the Lutheran Radio Hour or Zion Lutheran Church

Casket Bearers will be Keith Bredehoeft, Wendell Starkebaum, Richard Reith, Brian Clause, Jerry VanSteenburgh, Mark Waller, Guy Meador.

Honorary Casket Bearers will be Thadeaus Clause, Alan Widener, Matthew Meador.

Kaiser-Wiegers Funeral Home