Marietta community leader has died. Attorney and developer Paul Bertram, Jr., passed
away at home on Sunday afternoon.
A graduate of Marietta High School, Ohio State University, and the University
of Cincinnati College of Law, Paul Bertram, Jr., practiced law before local courts,
the Federal Court for the Southern District of Ohio, and the U.S. Supreme Court.
He was also well known in regional business circles, having been involved with
the beginning and/or operating of numerous businesses, including but not
limited to: Bertram Development, Eagle Realty, Dime Bank, Magnum Magnetics,
MKB, HiVac, Metal Tech, New Weihl Olds, Double Tree, Mole Master, Two Rivers
Realty and Quantum Leasing. In 1994, Mr. Bertram was named Business Person of
the Year by the Marietta Chamber of Commerce. In his spare time, he enjoyed
hunting and fishing.
Paul Bertram is survived by his wife, Janice; his mother; his sister; two sons,
Seth and city law director Paul III; and seven grandchildren.
There will be a memorial service at the First Congregational Church on Friday
at 11:00 a.m., with a reception at the Marietta Country Club to celebrate Paul
Bertram’s life immediately following the service.
may be made to the First Congregational Church, 312 Front Street, Marietta.
Arrangements are by Cawley and Peoples Funeral Home.