July 16, 2017
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
July 16, 2017
- 7:00 PM
July 17, 2017
- 10:00 AM
Louis Francis Bertrand was born October 10, 1933 and was a lifelong resident of Fargo, ND. He was the fifth child of Rose (Trottier) and Wilfred Bertrand. He attended St. Anthony’s Catholic Church in Fargo.
He started working at an early age for his father’s business Bertrand Transfer, hauling freight. When he was 19 his father died and with his brothers, Jerome and Julian took over the family business. Louis cared for his mother and three younger sisters. The business was later sold to the railroad and Louis and Jerome went to work for the railroad.
In 1971 Louis married Marie Fox Schulz. He was a devoted husband, father, grandfather, great- grandfather, uncle and friend. He continued to care for his mother and sister Irene. Louis was a loving, kind, patient, hardworking, happy person. He was always willing to help anyone. He was a carpenter, a plumber, an electrical worker and a woodworker. He was self-taught.
His enjoyed bowling, traveling, camping, gardening, hunting, spending time at their lake cabin, and spending time with his family and friends. Louis had a way of making everyone feel special.
Those who survive are his son’s; Gary (Paulette) Schulz, Doyle (Pat) Schulz, grandchildren; Scott Schulz, Susanne (Bill) Hiscock, Michelle (Kirk) Hagel, Daniel (Nicole) Schulz, great- grandchildren; Nickolas and Elizabeth Hagel, Harper, Kelsey and Evelyn Schulz, and William and Eleanor Hiscock, and Erin Misialek, sisters; Gertrude Johnson and Theresa Tessier, brother-in-law, Herb Heitkamp, and many special nieces , nephews and friends.
Louis was preceded in death by his wife Marie, his parents, granddaughter, Debbie Schulz, his brothers, Jerome, Julian, sisters’ Rose Marie, Bridget, and Irene.
Visitation will be from 5:00PM – 7:00 PM Sunday July 16, 2017 with a prayer service at 7:00 PM at Boulger Funeral Home and Celebration of Life Center Fargo.
The funeral service will be 10:00 AM Monday, July 17, 2017 at Nativity Catholic Church Fargo, with visitation one hour before the funeral.