WATERTOWN

Leah Mae Bertram


Dec. 8, 1916 – Feb. 6, 2014



Leah Mae Bertram (nee Jones), 97, died at The Golden Living Center in Watertown on Thursday, February 6, 2014. She was born on December 8, 1916, in Dalton, the daughter of Milton and Myra (nee Jenkins) Jones.

On March 2, 1945, she married Howard Bertram at the Berlin Gospel Tabernacle. He preceded her in death in 1990. Mrs. Bertram was a teacher at Duplainville School, New Berlin Eisenhower and New Berlin West.

She will be sadly missed by her sons, Jon of Waukesha and Scott (Caroline) of Watertown. She was the proud grandmother of Jennifer (Mike) Hintz of Appleton, Amy (Dan) Prebil of Waukesha, Rebecca Bertram of New Berlin and great-grandmother of Tyler, Jacob, Tommy, Abbey and Sam. She is further survived by her sister Jean (the late George) Walker of Sturgeon Bay; sister-in-law, Loretta Jones of Sturgeon Bay; and brother-in-law, Willard Bertram of Muskego. Nieces, nephews, other relatives and many friends also survive.

In addition to her husband, Howard, she was preceded in death by her son, James; and her brothers and their wives: Derwin “Red” (Phyllis) Jones, Art Jones, and Howard (Georgia) Jones.

Visitation will be Tuesday, February 11, at Randle-Dable-Brisk Funeral Home, 1110 S. Grand Ave., Waukesha, from 4 PM until the funeral service 6:30 PM. Chaplain Shannon Finger will preside. Graveside services will be Wednesday, February 12, at Prairie Home Cemetery at 11 AM. Please meet at the cemetery chapel.

Memorials are appreciated to the Alzheimer’s Association – Southeastern Wisconsin, 620 S. 76th St., Suite 160, Milwaukee, WI 53214.

Randle-Dable-Brisk Funeral, Cremation and Preplanning Services is honored to serve the family. For further information, please call the funeral home at 547-4035. To leave the family an online tribute message, visit www.waukeshafunerals.com.