Fred Bertelson, Jr.

November 24, 1924 - March 1, 2014

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Ferdinard Bertelson, Jr. 89, of Kingsland passed away on March 1, 2014. He was born to Ferdinand and Alice (Ammons) Bertelson in Cransfills Gap, Texas on November 24, 1924.
Fred proudly served in the United States Army and the Air Force during W.W.ll and Korea. He was a master Welder and worked in that field most of his working years. He was a member of the American Legion in Kingsland and the Veterans of Foreign Wars in Marble Falls. After his retirement he was a greeter at Walmart in Marble Falls for several years. He enjoyed fishing. He was married to Vera Woodward Young in 1999.
He is survived by his wife of 15 years, Vera Woodward Bertelson of Kingsland, Texas, children, Martin (Linda) Bertelson of Kingland, Texas, Kenneth (Donna) Bertelson of Midland, Texas, Keith (Debbie) Bertelson of Pecos, Texas, Christine (Roland) Gonzales of San Saba, Texas, Wanda (Harold) Clayton of Dallas, Texas, Linda Bertelson of Midland, Texas and Kathy Thompson of Dublin, Texas, mother of his children, Grace Bertelson of Dublin, Texas, step-sons: Clarence Young of Horseshoe Bay, Texas and Lonnie Young of Kingsland, Texas, fourteen grandchildren and fifteen great grandchildren, brother, Kenneth (Edna) Bertelson of Austin, Texas and sister, Mary Hunt of Fort Worth, Texas. Nieces and nephews also survive.
Memorial services will be held at the Putnam Funeral Home on Thursday, March 6, 2014 at 2:00 p.m. There will be family remembrances of Fred and honors by the Highland Lakes Honor Guard. An online guest register may be signed at
Cremation arrangements made by Putnam Funeral Home, 145 Texas Avenue, Kingsland, Texas 78639. (325) 388-0008