Charley Randall Bertola 1954 ~ 2004

Utah Paramedic of
the Year, 2003


FRUITLAND- Our husband, dad, son, brother, uncle and friend, Charley Randall Bertola (Randy), returned to his Father in Heaven on Sunday, October 24, 2004. He was doing what he loved at the time of his death- riding his motorcycle and enjoying life.

Randy was born on June 18, 1954 in Roosevelt, Utah, to Charley and Anne Bertola. He married his high school sweetheart, Maxine Roberts, on January 13, 1973. Their marriage was solemnized in the Manti Temple on January 13, 1990.

Randy is survived by his wife, Maxine, son Josh Randall, daughter Jerrie Anne, parents Charley and Anne Bertola, brothers Rob (Sandy) Bertola, Kane (Luella) Bertola, second “mom” Idawna Roberts, sister-in-law Sherrie (Dennis) Thomas, brother-in-law Vern (Cindy) Roberts, 21 nieces and nephews and 12 great nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his father-in-law Max Roberts, a very special uncle Ed Doelle, and his grandparents.


His love for life will live on through his children, his brothers and sisters and his nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be held Thursday, October 28, 2004 – 11:00 a.m. in the Duchesne LDS Stake Center, 901 N. 500 E., Duchesne.

Friends may call on Wednesday from 6:00-8:00 p.m. at the Fruitland LDS Church, and on Thurs. from 9:00-10:30 a.m. prior to the services at the Duchesne LDS Stake Center. Interment will be in the Fruitland Cemetery. Arrangements are in the care of Olpin-Hoopes Funeral Home, Heber City.

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Published in the Salt Lake Tribune© on 10/26/2004

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