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p class=Default style=margin-top:background: #feffff James L. Bertram, age 94, passed away December 15, 2022, in Bennington, NE. Jim was born January 13, 1928 in Armour, South Dakota, to the late Louis E. and Helen Ann (nee) Kiunke Bertram. Baptized February 24, 1928 and confirmed October 26, 1941 in the American Lutheran Church. background: #feffff background: #feffff The Bertram family moved from South Dakota to Damon, TX when Jim was three years old. At age eleven, he grew vegetables, which he sold from his bicycle rack after school. Following high school graduation at age sixteen, Jim worked as a roughneck in the oil field, until enlisting in the U.S. Navy in 1945. Jim and Eula Dell Fogle married in 1947. In their early years, Jim started his own tv sales and repair shop, and a dry-cleaning business. He later worked as an auto salesman, eventually owning a GM franchise and became a real estate broker around the Edna, TX area. Jim served on several church and civic committees in Jackson County, TX. background: #feffff background: #feffffceded in death by wife, Eula Delldaughter, Pamela Lopezand sister, Juanita Van Cleve. background: #feffff background: #feffff Survived by wife, Norma Jean, of Bennington, NEgrandchildren: Misty Reyes, Billy Howell, Kristin Lopez, and Pamela Lopez13 great grandchildren, and 5 great, great grandchildren, all living in Texas.p class=Default style=margin-top:background: #feffff background-color: #feffff Memorial Service 11:00 am Monday, December 26, 2022 at St. Johnrsquo s Lutheran Church, 322 N. Molley St., Bennington, NE.p class=Default style=margin-top:background: #feffff Inurnment will be in Edna, TX.p class=Default style=margin-top:background: #feffff Funeral will be live streamed on the St Johnrsquo s website YouTube channel:a href= /a

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