Fred Bertram

Fred G. Bertram, 66, of Montrose, Iowa, passed away at 2:19 p.m. Thursday, January 18, 2024, at his home.

Born on November 26, 1957 in Fort Madison, Iowa, the son of Darwin and Carolyn (Arnold)  Bertram. On June 13, 1987 he married Angie Klingler in Keokuk, Iowa.

Survivors include his wife Angela; son Ethan (Andrea) Bertram of Montrose; daughter Krista (Darin) Hoener of Golden, Illinois; his father Darwin Bertram of Montrose; five grandchildren: Brayden, Brylee, Amber, Tucker, and Allie. Also surviving are two step-brothers and one step-sister.

He was preceded in death by his mother Carolyn.

Fred was a 1976 graduate of Central Lee High School. Fred worked as a truck driver for Blomme Trucking. He enjoyed fishing and hunting.

A visitation will be held from 12:00 noon to 7:00 p.m. Monday, January 22, 2024 at Schmitz Funeral Home in Donnellson, where the family will receive friends from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.

A graveside service for family and friends will be held at 10:00 a.m. Tuesday, January 23, 2024 at the Montrose Cemetery with Reverend John Simpson officiating.

A Memorial has been established in his memory.

Schmitz Funeral Home of Donnellson is assisting the family with arrangements. Online condolences may be made to the family at