Barbara Lou Bertrand Marine City Barbara Lou Bertrand, 85, of Marine City (formerly of St. Clair) entered into Eternal Life on Tuesday, April 3, 2012. She was born in St. Clair on December 28, 1926, a daughter to the late Charles F. and Beatrice G. (Bammel) Bertrand. Barbara was a teacher. She taught in Archdiocese of Detroit Schools for 31 years, and 20 of those years were in Holy Cross Elementary School, Marine City. Miss Bertrand is survived by her nieces, Kathleen Rolfe and Patricia O'Gorman; nephews, James, Joseph and Michael Blattert; and her dear friend, Dianne Lovett. She was preceded in death by her sisters, Rita "Bobbie" Rolfe, Grace Blattert and Sister Mary Beatrix Bertrand, IHM; and her niece, Susan Matthew. A Memorial Mass, to celebrate Barbara's life, will be at 2 p.m. on Saturday, April 28, 2012, in Our Lady on the River Parish Holy Cross Catholic Church (610 S. Water Street, Marine City, MI 48039). Urn interment will be in the church cemetery. Arrangements were entrusted to Bower-Rose Funeral Home, Marine City. www.bowerrosefuneralhome.com Memorials may be made to the
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Published in The Times Herald from Apr. 5 to Apr. 6, 2012