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Lois G. Bertrand
Lois G. Bertrand, 82, of Marinette, passed away at home on Wednesday, July 16.
Born June 10, 1932 in Menominee, Mi., to Anton and Rose (Velich) Oreshoski, she graduated from Menominee High School and married Scotty Bertrand, who preceded her in death. She worked as a secretary at Lloyd Factory and then at Ansul where she was head of accounts receivable for over 30 years. After retirement in 1997, she worked as a cashier at Walmart, because she missed being around people.
A member of Resurrection Parish and the Resurrection Womans Club, she volunteered at Bay Area Medical Center, enjoyed playing cards, watching packer games and going on shopping sprees.
She is survived by a daughter, Cindy Tenarvitz, of Marinette; a sister-in-law, Millie Oreshoski, of Menominee; many nieces; nephews and cousins.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Scotty Bertrand; her parents; a brother, Joe Oreshoski and a special niece, Jessillyn Karbon.
A Memorial visitation was held at Cadieu-Thielen Funeral Home on Tuesday, July 22 at 4 p.m. until time of a Vigil Prayer Service at 6 p.m., with Deacon Vince Beckley presiding. A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated at Resurrection Church at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, July 23, with Fr. Mark McQueston presiding. A memorial fund was established.
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