OTITUARY: EDWARD E. BERTAGNOLLI
THREE FORKS: - Dr. Edward E. Bertagnolloi came to Three Forks in November of 1949 and served as community family physican until his treirement in 1987.
He was a member of Gallatin County Medical Society, Montana Medical Association, American Medical Accociation, Academy of Family Practice and several other medical associations. He was on the board of trustees for Montana Physicans Service, Montanan Foundation for Medical Care, and past president of Baord of Medical Examiners. He was also a member of Knights of Columbus and Third Degree Council in Helena.
He was an avid historian and had a great interest in native Americans in the area. He also enjoyed golfing, photography and was known as a story teller with an off-beat sense of humor.
Dr. Bertagnolli, 62, died Saturday in Boaeman Deconess Hospital of natural causes.
He was born in Red Lodge, a son of Eugene E. and Josephine Bertagnolli. He atteneded school and graduated high school in 1942. He then attened Carroll College where he received his bachelor's degree and medical school in Loyola University in Chicago, graduating in 1948. He interned in St. Francis Hosptial in LaCross, Wis. In 1947, he married Patrica Hayden in Evanston, Ill. They were divorced in 1975.
Survivors include two sons, Michael Bertagnolli and Patrick Bertagnolli both of Helena; four daughters, Ann Bertagnolli of Columbus, Ohio, Nancy Price of Bozeman, Mona Stenberg and Mary Bertagnolli both of Helena; and five grandchildren.
Rosary will be recited at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday in Holy Family Catholic Church. Mass will be celebrated at 2 p.m. Wednesday in the Church. Burial will be in Fairview Cemetery with______in charge.