|Birth: ||Jun. 19, 1935|
|Death: ||Feb. 19, 2009|
Della Marie Bertram, 73, of Janesville, died Thursday, Feb. 19, at Good Shepherd Medical Center, Longview, Texas.
She was born June 19, 1935, in Dinsdale, daughter of Jesse A. and Artie McCall Hughes. On April 7, 1956, she married Robert Bertram at United Methodist Church, Cedar Falls.
Mrs. Bertram graduated from Teachers College High School in 1953, then graduated from St. Luke's Methodist College, Cedar Rapids, as a registered nurse. She and her husband farmed for 20 years. She also worked at the local hospitals in Hampton and Mason City; taught at NICC, Calmar, while continuing her own education; then started at Schoitz Memorial Hospital, now Covenant Medical Center, Waterloo, as an OBGYN/ICU nurse, retiring in 2003. She continued to work two days a week in the new baby assessment. She was a member of the Janesville United Methodist Church.
Survived by: her husband; two daughters, Diane (Doug) Miller of Greene and Sally (James) Kalvig of Ionia; two sons, Doug of Greene and Ronald of Sheffield; nine grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; a sister, Stella (Eugene) Rindels of Shell Rock; and a brother, Robert Hughes of Eldridge, Mo.
Services: 10:30 a.m. Thursday at Janesville United Methodist Church, Janesville, with burial in Hillcrest Cemetery, rural Cedar Falls. Public visitation from 4 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at Kaiser-Corson Funeral Home, Waverly, and for an hour before services Thursday at the church.
Memorials: may be left to the family.
Condolences may be left at www.kaisercorson.com.
Created by: Diane Zabel
Record added: Feb 24, 2009
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