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Julia Carolyn "Judy" Bertram passed away Saturday, April 6, 2013, at Lakeland Home in Angola.
Judy was born in Decatur on April 26, 1918, daughter of Roman R. Parent and Clara A. Tricker Parent.
She lived most of her adult life in Fort Wayne and had spent the last nine years at her home at Lake George. She graduated from St. Joseph’s School of Nursing in Fort Wayne in 1939. She was a cat lover, bird watcher and avid cook book collector.
Among survivors are two sons, John of San Antonio, Texas, and Jim (Robin) of Coldwater, Mich; three daughters, Karen (Jim) Yankosky of Brighton, Mich.; Ann Georgi of Coldwater, Mich.; and Jenny (Stefan) Gschwendtner of Tucson, Ariz.; sister, Jane Reiz of Altadena, Calif.; grandchildren, Matthew, James, Julie, and Jeffrey; and nine great-grandchildren.
Judy was preceded in death by her husband Arnold, in 1999; two brothers, Jim Parent and Jack Parent; two sisters, Joan Ulman and Joyce Heim; son-in-law, John Gerogi; and granddaughter Mandy Bagley.
Visitation will be from noon-2 p.m. Friday, April 12, at Lakeside Park Funeral Home.
Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Friday, also at the funeral home, with Rev. Wayne Berkesch officiating.
Burial will follow in Lindenwood Cemetery in Fort Wayne.
Preferred memorials are to Peace Lutheran Church in Fremont, Ind., or Worship for Shut-Ins.
Online condolences may be made at www.mccombandsons.com.