Frederick R. Bertrand, 78
Frederick R. Bertrand, age 78, of West Bend
left to be with his wife Nancy on Tuesday, October 11, 2011. He was born
May 20, 1933, in Milwaukee to the late Alfred and Ann (nee Repinski) Bertrand
and married Nancy A. Jastromski on Oct. 27, 1951, in Milwaukee. Nancy
preceded him in death on March 26, 2003.
Fred served in the U.S. Air Force following high school. After his
discharge he began working as a route drive for Stacies Automitique
Vending. He enjoyed golfing and spending time on the shooting range. Fred
was a member of the New Fane Sportsmanís Club.
He was loved by everyone he came into contact with.
Fred is survived by his 4 children: Daniel (Nancy) of West Bend, David
(Norma) of Taylorsville, KY, Denise (Tim) Bauer of Campbellsport and Dean
of West Bend, 10 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren. He is
further survived by his brother Jim (Pat) Bertrand of Cedarburg, his
sister Alice Liss of West Allis, a brother-in-law Joseph Burki of
Menomonee Falls, his feline friend Twiggy and nieces, nephews and
other relatives and friends.
He is preceded in death by his parents Alfred and Ann, his wife Nancy, 2
grandchildren Nicky and Ervin Wiza, his sister Mary Ann Burki and aunts
and uncles Harriet and Bill Carlson and Florence and Chuck Yost.
Funeral services will be held Saturday, Oct. 15, 2011, at 3 p.m. at the
Schmidt Funeral Home in West Bend with Dan Schroeder officiating.
Visitation will be Saturday from 11 a.m. until 2:45 p.m.
The Schmidt Funeral Home in West Bend is serving the family.
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