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David "Dave" Bertram

1947 - 2021

Greenwald, Minnesota


David N. “Dave” Bertram, age 73 of Greenwald, passed away peacefully, surrounded by his family after a short battle with brain cancer on Friday, March 26, 2021 at his home in Greenwald, Minnesota.

A Private Memorial Mass of Christian Burial will be held at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Melrose with Rev. Marvin Enneking officiating. Inurnment will be in St. Andrew’s Cemetery in Greenwald.

David Bertram was born April 25, 1947 in Melrose to Nick and Hilda Bertram. He married Joyce Klick in 1978 and they farmed near Greenwald, retired from farming and worked at Midwest Automatic Products in Melrose. Dave was a member of St. Andrew’s Catholic Church in Greenwald. Dave’s biggest loves were his family, grandchildren and fishing every chance he could.

Survivors include his wife, Joyce; sons and daughters-in-law, Steve Bertram of St. Cloud, Keith (Karla) Bertram of Little Falls, and Dale (Katie) Bertram of Freeport; seven beautiful grandchildren, Kaleb, Kyla, Kallen, KaTaya, Kienna, Kasimir and Grace; brothers and sisters, Jane Meyer of Sauk Centre, Vivian (Joe) Weber of Melrose, Ginger (Don) Winter of Cold Spring, Bonnie (Jim) Kampsen of Melrose, Bob (Marlane) Bertram of Pine River, Jan (Frank) Imdieke of Melrose, Dennis (Mona) Bertram of Belgrade, Lucy (Arlen) Albrecht of Amery, Wisconsin, and Mona (Steve) Schoenberg of Melrose; mother-in-law,  Betty Kaster of Brooklyn Park; brothers-in-law, Bob (Diana) Klick of Maple Grove and Richard Klick of Brooklyn Center; and many nieces and nephews.

Dave was preceded in death by his parents, Nick and Hilda Bertram; brother, Herbert Bertram;  brother-in-law, Bernard Meyer; and nephews, Bob Weber and Troy Bertram.


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April 5, 2021 3:40 PM

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Dave & Linda Wenker

March 30, 2021 4:07 PM

So sorry to hear about Dave. 😥Joyce & family please know we hold you all in thought & prayer. Hold on to the memories. Our deepest condolences.

David and Cyrilla

March 30, 2021 10:16 AM

Joyce and all the Bertrams, Sympathy!my Mother was David’s Godmother I still have his first communion picture with him Ginger and Bonnie.
Our thoughts and prayers are with you all.

Lori Krebs

March 29, 2021 3:05 PM

Always enjoyed visiting with Dave at the clinic. May he R.I.P.  🙏🙏🙏 to Joyce and his family 👪 ❤ 

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March 29, 2021 1:45 PM
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