LaFerne Otto Bertelsen
CHARLOTTE — LaFerne Otto Bertelsen, 92, died January 23, 2019. LaFerne was born on December 17, 1926, daughter of Edgar Gustav Otto and Leona Umberfield Otto. She was married to her late husband, Robert Cornell Bertelsen for 45 years. LaFerne was a homemaker and developed a love of golf, bridge with her friends and traveling
LaFerne is survived by her children, Jerri Baker and her husband, John of Los Gatos, CA, Susan Owens and her husband, John of Charlotte, and Robert Bertelsen Jr. and his wife, Laurie of Columbiana, OH; grandchildren, Stefanie Schreck and her husband, Chris, Kelly Wheeler and her husband, James and Angela McClaren and her husband, Tim, Serena and Kylee; and great- grandchildren, Logan and Matthew Wheeler.
A memorial service will be held at 7: 00 PM on Tuesday evening, January 29, 2019 at University City United Methodist Church. The family will receive friends for an hour prior to the service. There will also be a memorial service at 3: 00 PM on April 13, 2019 at Upper Room Ministries in Columbiana, OH with visitation from 2: 00 until 3: 00PM.
Memorials may be sent to Hospice & Palliative Care Charlotte Region, PO Box 470408, Charlotte, NC 28247.
Arrangements are in the care of Kenneth Poe Funeral & Cremation Service, 1321 Berkeley Ave., Charlotte, NC 28204; (704) 641-7606. Online condolences can be shared at www. kennethpoeservices. com.