James K. Bertram (Jim), 76, of Climax Springs, passed away Monday, July 1, 2019 at 11:53am, surrounded by his family. He is preceded in death by his parents, a brother and sister. He is survived by his wife of 49 years (Aug. 22, 1969), Connie. Children; Carla (Marty) Hardin, Chris Waltz, Kim (Dave) Parks, five grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.
Jim was a member of the First Baptist Church of Camdenton. He worked and retired from Dial Corporation after 35 years. He never met a person he did not like and saw the good in everyone. He enjoyed his retirement on the Lake, spending his time in nature. He especially enjoyed spending time with his family. Jim was the best husband, father, father-in-law, grandpa, great-grandpa, brother-in-law, uncle and friend and will be deeply missed by everyone who had the pleasure of knowing him.
Jim will be laid to rest at 2:30 pm Friday, July 12, 2019, at Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery in St. Louis, Missouri.
Memorial donations are suggested to Cancer Treatment Centers of America.