Thomas James BERTO

Thomas James BERTO

Male 1877 - Abt 1957  (79 years)

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  • Name Thomas James BERTO 
    Born 30 Mar 1877  Amherst, Portage, Wisconsin, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died Abt 19 Mar 1957  Milwaukee, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Stevens Point Journal (Stevens Point, Wisconsin) 27 March 1957, Wednesday; page 8

      Mr. Berto's Funeral
      The Rev. Arnold Nielsen was in charge of funeral services held recently at the Amherst Methodist Church for Thomas Berto, 79, a former Amherst resident who died in Milwaukee. Burial followed in Greenwood Cemetery.

      Pallbearers were Melville Berto, Fred Berto, Gordon Berto, James Berto, Alex Hathaway and Harris Olson.

      Relatives and friends attended from Milwaukee, Kenosha, Stevens Point, Iola and Waupaca.

      Mr. Berto was born in Amherst March 30, 1877. He taught in rural schools near Amherst before entering the University of Wisconsin, from which he was graduated in 1905.

      Later, he taught for several years in the Amherst High School. He then went to DePere as high school principal, and in 1912 became superintendent of schools at Watertown.

      Thirteens years later, Mr. Berto went to Milwaukee, where he served as principal of public elementary schools until his retirement in 1947.

      He was past president of the Milwaukee Principals Assn., a member of the National Education Assn. for many years, and a life member of the Knight of Pythias Fraternal Lodge at Watertown.

      Surviving are his wife, Amanda; a son, George Berteau, Kenosha; a daughter, Helen, Milwaukee, and a brother, Elmer, Bothel, Wash.
    Buried Greenwood Cemetery, Amherst, Portage, Wisconsin, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Address:
    Greenwood Cemetery
    Amherst, Wisconsin 
    Person ID I10334  Brenda's Branches
    Last Modified 15 Jul 2021 

    Father George Washington BERTO,   b. 12 Nov 1851, , , Wisconsin, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Jul 1893  (Age 41 years) 
    Mother Catherine WILSON,   b. 7 Apr 1853, , , New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 May 1938, Amherst, Portage, Wisconsin, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years) 
    Married 12 Jul 1874 
    Family ID F1361  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Amanda W. WOLD,   b. 1886,   d. Sep 1974  (Age 88 years) 
    Last Modified 13 Jul 2021 
    Family ID F5448  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart