R.D. (Don) Bertell, a former Spencer resident, and more recently from Lake Okoboji and Naples, Fla., passed away Aug. 21, 2008, at age 75, in Boise, Idaho. He suffered a stroke while vacationing in the Sun Valley area.
A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. on Friday, Aug. 29, 2008, at Trinity Lutheran Church in Spencer.
Don attended Drake University where he obtained both his undergraduate and law degrees. He served 2 years in the United States Army.
Both a C.P.A. and Attorney, he practiced law in Spencer, from 1964 until 1983. After retirement he enjoyed managing his investments.
Survivors include his wife of 53 years Marilyn; a daughter Ann of Ketchum, Idaho; a son, Tom, and his wife Elizabeth of Iowa City; and two grandsons.
The family requests no flowers. Memorial contributions may be made to: Trinity Lutheran Church, The National Stroke Association, or the Salvation Army.