Max W. Bertram, age 93, of Morristown, died on Monday, May 25, 2009 at the Plum House, Morristown.
Funeral services will be at Trinity Lutheran Church, Faribault, on Thursday, May 28, 2009 at 1:00 p.m. with the Reverend Steven J. Kuehne officiating. Interment will be at Meadow Ridge Memorial Park, Faribault.
Visitation will be at the Boldt Funeral Home, Faribault on Wednesday, May 27th from 4 to 8 p.m. and also at the church for one hour prior to the service on Thursday.
Max, the son of Frank and Martha (Rossow) Bertram, was born on September 30, 1915 in Shieldsville Township, Rice County. He married Elvira Kuball on September 4, 1941 at Trinity Lutheran Church, North Morristown. She preceded him in death on February 20, 1997. Max was a lifelong farmer in the Warsaw and Cannon City Township areas and was also employed in commercial trucking and by Four County Ag of Morristown. He especially enjoyed working with his horses and will be remembered for being a hardworking farmer and a wonderful husband, dad and grandpa.
He is survived by three children, Daniel (and Jackie) Bertram of Esterbrook, WY, Gene Bertram (and Lois Stangler) of Warsaw and Bev (and Chuck) Rutz of Jordan; seven grandchildren, Troy Bertram, Tami Bertram, Joshua Bertram, Elizabeth Gruber, Chazi Blacksher, Chayci Rutz, Jennifer Evanson; six great grandchildren, Tanner Max Bertram, Hannah DeMars, Madison DeMars, Adien Gruber, Skylar Marie Bertram and Kaylie Bertram; one sister, Marcella Feneis of Faribault; and many nieces, nephews and other relatives.
He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Elvira; seven sisters, Elsie Johnson, Erna Jensen, Ruth Austin, Elfrieda Kaiaipoepoe, Leona Sammon, Sophie Johnson and Mildred Henry; and one brother and one sister in infancy.
Sorry to hear of your loss, your family is in my thoughts and prayers, We had some great times at the homeplace with Max and Elvira, good memories stay with you forever. Claudette
Gene and Lois, Love and prayers to your family on your loss. Joe and Kathy M.
What a long full live he lived. Alot of wonderfull memories. My sympathies to all of you.