Bertha Henrietta HayBertha Henrietta Hay, 92, passed away peacefully on May 14, 2013, at the Lighthouse in Cloquet, Minn., where she was living. She was born to John J. and Johannah E. (Van Hout) Tillman on July 21, 1920, in Milbank, S.D., where she grew up. Bertha married Sherman C. Hay on Sept. 21, 1940, in St. Paul, Minn., where they lived for a short time. They returned to Big Stone City, S.D., where they farmed for many years, and were members of the St. Charles of Borromeo Catholic Church. From 1975 to 1986 they were custodians at the Big Stone City School, where they "grand-parented" many children. In 1993 they moved to Cloquet, where they were members of the Queen of Peace Catholic Church.