PORTLAND, Ore. - A recitation of the rosary was held in Portland, Ore., on Jan. 7 for Frances L. Bernetich, who died Jan. 3, 2003 at age 73.

The daughter of Henry and Martha (Wirkkala) Kemppi, she grew up in Deep River and attended high school in Naselle.

She married Eugene Bernetich in 1948; he died in 1987.

She lived most of her life in Burlingame, Calif., where she was an office worker for First Interstate Bank.

Survivors include son Mark; daughter Tina Bartunek; brother Reino Kemppi; sister Thelma Strange; and three grandchildren. Her son Jon died in 1997.

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