December 27, 1924 – March 8, 2011

It is with great sadness we announce the passing of our father Bernard Bertram. He will be joined in heaven with his father, August Bertram; mother, Ida Bertram; brother, Bud Bertram and wife, Bessie Bertram.

A resident of Beaverlodge and Hythe, AB, he moved to Vernon in 1965, then to Sicamous in 1968 and finally, in 1976, a resident of Enderby.

Bernie is survived by his sister, Viola Bloomquist of Fort St. John and his late in life companion, Jean Johnson; sons, James Bertram, Blaine (Tink) Bertram and Richard (Sandi) Bertram; grandchildren, Nadine, Jaime, Alan, Trevor, Melanie, Genieve and Reid; great grandchildren, Tyson, Lauren, Bruce, Jacob, Blaine, Toni and Liv; numerous nieces and nephews.

A memorial service will be held at the Enderby Senior Citizens’ Centre on Monday, March 14, 2011 at 1:00 pm, with Captain Glen Fraser officiating.

If so desired, contributions in memory of Bernie may be made to the Salvation Army, PO Box 505, Salmon Arm, BC, V1E 4N6.

The Bertram family would like to thank all the staff at Parkview Place in Enderby for their kindness and support given to Bernie during the last two months of his life.

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Arrangements are in the care of Bowers Funeral Home and Crematorium, Salmon Arm.

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