Aug. 19, 2008 Little Rock Pulaski County Arkansas, USA
Cyril J. Bertram #1 Cyril (Bert) J. Bertram, 74 of Cherokee Village, AR; formerly of Fond Du Lac, WI. Died August 19, 2008 at Arkansas University Hospital. He was born October 31, 1933, the son of the late Alex and Loretta Bertram. Cyril was a veteran of the United States Army. He was a member and chaplain of the Elk's Club, a member of the New Evening Shade Free and Accepted Masons, a Cherokee Village volunteer firefighter; he was secretary/ treasurer of Highland Lion's Club, treasurer of Indian Hills Bowling Association, Treasurer and volunteer lake patrolman of the United States Coast Guard Auxiliary Flotilla 4-1-9 WR. Cyril was also a member of the Shriners and VFW. He is survived by his wife Lynda Bertram of Cherokee Village and was the loving father of two daughters: Jama (Dave) Flagstad, Jennifer (Gary) Meis, and one son Jim (Juanita) Ancil. He was the wonderful grandpa of 9 grandchildren: Nick Thern, Nathan Halfman, Nicole Seth, Brandon and Brett Ancil, Nicole Meis, Julie Dilling, Brenda Schaefer, and Becky Flagstad, He was also blessed with 11 great grandchildren. He is survived by 3 sisters: Lucille Bertram, Pat Stenz and Mary Ann Flood, Along with numerous nieces and nephews. All of the Fond Du Lac, WI Area. A private immediate service was held August 21, 2008 with cremation following. Arrangements are being held by Heath Funeral Home of Highland. A memorial service will be held at a later date for all of Bert's Cherokee Village friends.
#2 note: his obit says he was the son of Alex and Loretta Bertram, but Loretta's first husband Clemens Bertram didn't die until October 11, 1934
His mother married Alex Bertram on November 30, 1939