Joan Louise Bertram

June 20, 1965 ~ May 16, 2022 (age 56)


Joan Bertram of Birtle, Manitoba passed away Monday, May 16th, 2022 at the Russell Health Centre at the age of 56. Joan was born June 20th, 1965 in Birtle, Manitoba and was the oldest daughter of Garry & Barbara McCrindle. She was raised on the family farm west of Foxwarren. She attended elementary school in Foxwarren and graduated from Birtle Collegiate. She met Charles Bertram and they were married November 1987 and lived on the farm for 34 years. Joan had many careers during her lifetime, from a farm wife and mother, to working at the pharmacy until finding her passion working with children and becoming an educational assistant in Birtle. She loved working with the children and continued working at the Birtle Elementary until she became ill. Passions of Joan’s were her love of music for Elvis and Rod Stewart, her mini horses, figure skating, Nascar, and her grandkids.

She was predeceased by her father Garry McCrindle, her father-in-law and mother-in-law Harold & Joan Bertram.

Joan leaves behind her husband Charles, daughter Janell & Kirk Naylor, son John & Dana Bertram, granddaughters Sadie & Tori Naylor and Kate Bertram, mother Barbara McCrindle, sister Judy McCrindle & Keith Kakoske, brothers-in law & sisters-in-law Jeanette (Bertram) & Ron Wilson, Murray & Wanda Bertram, and Evelyn (Bertram) & Jody Rogalski and many nieces and nephews. 

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Funeral Service
June 10, 2022

2:00 PM
Foxwarren Community Chapel
Foxwarren, MB R0J 0R0


Birtle Cemetery
Birtle, MB R0M 0C0

Please note
Following the interment a reception will be held at the Birtle Hall


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1160-675 McDermot Ave, Winnipeg MB R3E 0V9
Tel: 1-204-787-4143

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Russell Heath Centre, Bag Service 2, Russell MB R0J 1W0

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