Celebrating the life of Bertha V. "Dolly" (Young) Gehlen
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Obituary for Bertha V. "Dolly" (Young) Gehlen
Bertha “Dolly” Gehlen passed away in Brookings, Ore. on September 14, 2012. She was 97. Bertha was born in Great Falls, Montana on May 10, 1915 to Albert and Stefani (Wuerl) Young. She earned diplomas in commercial journalism and piano. Bertha was married to Clinton Brodock in Helen, Montana in 1936. After his death, she married William Gehlen who also preceded her in death. Bertha moved to Brookings, Oregon in 2006. Dolly was one of Jehovah’s Witnesses for 70 years. Survivors include her son and daughter-in-law, Al and Dale Brodock of Harbor, Oregon, grandchildren, Christopher Brodock of Brookings and Bonnagay Brodock of Denver, Colo. No services will be held. Redwood Memorial Chapel is in charge of the arrangements.