Donald Bertler, 84, Columbus

Donald T. Bertler, 84, passed away Sunday, Oct. 28, 2012, in Columbus.

He was born in 1927 in Manitowac, Wis., to George and Johanna Bertler, and was a veteran of the U.S. Army. He was an X-ray technician at Pomerene Hospital in Millersburg for 18 years, and was a real estate broker for more than 30 years in Holmes County.

Surviving are his wife of 58 years, Betty Bertler; daughters, Ann (Bradford) Signet and Elaine (Mickey) Ault; a son, Tom (Teresa) Bertler; eight grandchildren; and two great-grandsons.

Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated Saturday, Nov. 10 at 9 a.m. at St. Peter Catholic Church, 6899 Smoky Row Road, Columbus, with the Rev. Justin Reis as celebrant.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to The American Red Cross of Greater Columbus, 995 E. Broad St., Columbus 43215, in Don's memory.

The Rutherford Funeral Home at Powell, 450 W. Olentangy St., Powell 43065; 614-792-1471; assisted the family. Please visit www.rutherfordfuneralhomes.com to send condolences to Don's family.

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