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“I miss my friend so much... she could always bring a smile to my face - whether we were having fun together or just talking on the phone. She was a...Read More »
1 of 26 | Posted by: Valerie Allan - Colorado Springs, CO

“Sincere condolences to the family. Rest in peace. ”
2 of 26 | Posted by: Leandro Rodriguez - TX - Friend

“Lynda will sincerely be missed. She was such a compassionate person and loved by everyone. ”
3 of 26 | Posted by: LouAnn and John Laybourn - MI

“Christina,I was very saddened to hear of your mom's passing. Though I did not know her well, she was always welcoming and kind whenever I would drop...Read More »
4 of 26 | Posted by: Marie Quest - WARREN, MI

“Sincere condolences to the family.May God sustain you at this time Please find comfort from his wordWhere he promises he will "comfort your...Read More »
5 of 26 | Posted by: A friend

“So sorry for your loss prayers for Dave and family, she was a Loving and kind soul,Heaven has gotten an angel. ”
6 of 26 | Posted by: Phil Hengy - Sterling heights, MI

“You will be missed by many. ”
7 of 26 | Posted by: Loretta Wright (Hengy) - Howell, MI

“Christina, I am so sorry for your loss. Your mother was very special and will not be forgotten by her dearest friends and family, and even God ...Read More »
8 of 26 | Posted by: J. Miller - NC - Family Friend

“Hi Family,From the moment I met Mrs. Bertrand I felt like family. She opened her home and heart to me as if we had known each other a lifetime. Her...Read More »
9 of 26 | Posted by: Shandra Pettway - Canton, MI

“I am sorry for the lost of your dear love one. May the God of peace and comfort be with the family at this most difficult time. 2 Corinthains 1:3,4. ”
10 of 26 | Posted by: c l - CA

“I was deeply saddened to hear of Lynda's passing. As others have noted here she had a beautiful smile that would light up a room. Her cheerful spirit...Read More »
11 of 26 | Posted by: Steve MacKinnon - Belleville

“It was with sadness that I heard of Lynda's passing. My heart goes out to the family. I will always remember Lynda's smile, and her genuine concern...Read More »
12 of 26 | Posted by: Rose Robson - Belleville - Friend

“My prayers go out to all the Bertrand's. Lynda will truly be missed I've been thinking about my childhood and she was a big part. Taking us to see...Read More »
13 of 26 | Posted by: Monica Langlois - Harrison Twp Mi, MI

“Dave and family, so sorry to hear about your loss. ”
14 of 26 | Posted by: Yells Bryan - Campbell River

“Dave and Family, I am so sorry to hear about Linda. I will always remember her at the Halla events, smiling and laughing. Such a beautiful soul. You...Read More »
15 of 26 | Posted by: Bob Wallbridge - Belleville

“My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family during this difficult time Christina ... I pray God gives your comfort and peace of mind moving...Read More »
16 of 26 | Posted by: Chastity Youngblood - MI

“My heart is broken for the Betrand family.Lynda was kind and sweet person who was respected by all who knew her.She will be missed. ”
17 of 26 | Posted by: Don Harvey - Picton - Friend

“Dave, Christina and David, If I think of your time in Canada and any return visits, my memories of Lynda are those of a lovely woman with a great...Read More »
18 of 26 | Posted by: Anne Peterbaugh - Acquaintance

“Thinking of you all, praying and hugging you from Atlanta. Now that your loved one is in heaven, she is an angel that you know and there will be...Read More »
19 of 26 | Posted by: Jules Guedry - Atlanta, GA

“we haved shared so much in a few years.I remember the 1st time we met and I loved you instantly.You have raised a wonderful son who will become my...Read More »
20 of 26 | Posted by: Cheri DeBlauwe - sterling hts, MI

“Prayers of comfort for the family in this time of loss. Praying that memories of Mrs Bertrand will insprire you to always honor her with the life you...Read More »
21 of 26 | Posted by: Daniel and Brenda Hines - VA

“I'm so very sad to hear of Lynda's passing. She was an amazing person with a kind and humorous personality. I have many fond memories of her, it's...Read More »
22 of 26 | Posted by: Steven Midolo - Toronto - Friend

“I'm so sorry for your loss, Christina. You and your family are in my thoughts. ”
23 of 26 | Posted by: Sarah Giacona - Warren, MI

“Christina,I am so sorry to hear of your mom's passing. You and your family are in my thoughts and prayers. ”
24 of 26 | Posted by: Sheila Johnson - Eastpointe, MI

“Christina, I am so sorry for your family's loss. I will always remember her smile and her joy, she always seemed happy despite her physical...Read More »
25 of 26 | Posted by: Donna Fowlkes - Ann Arbor, MI

“Christina, your mom must have been an amazing woman to have a daughter like you. My prayers to you, you father and brother. How blessed you all are...Read More »
26 of 26 | Posted by: Danielle Bennetts


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Lynda Marie Bertrand, age 65 of Sterling Heights, died Sunday, August 27, 2017 at St. John Macomb-Oakland Hospital, Macomb Center in Warren. She was born March 24, 1952 in Detroit, daughter of the late John and the late Norma (nee: Macneice) Stendel.

There were so many aspects of joy that filled Lynda's life, but there was no mistaking that one of the greatest of these was her esteemed love for all-things-Music! Her heart and soul were infused with music, and it enveloped so much of how her life played out. Among the many ways music enhanced Lynda's life, it truly shone each time she was sharing it in song. Lynda loved to sing and share the beautiful melodies that flowed so freely from her soul. Heaven's Choir just got a fantastic new recruit!

When Lynda wasn't tending to her household chores or caring for the needs of family, you would have often found her helping out at the kids' school or volunteering in some way. She had the heart of a servant and the compassion of a saint,…if you were in need of anything, Lynda was always there. But after the needs were met and the duties were fulfilled, then it was time to break out the playing cards and get the gang together for a little Pinochle action. She loved the game of Pinochle, especially when it came with a little conversation & competition around the table with family and friends. And if she wasn't playin' cards, then her next love was watching them played on her favorite game show, Card Sharks. Harkening back to the 80's, yet still in syndication today, give her a little Bob Eubanks action and some card flippin',…and Lynda was truly on Cloud 9.

Yet of all the aspects of her life that meant the most, nothing could hold a candle to the warm fuzzies she always enjoyed in the company of loved ones. It didn't really matter what was going on, just that it was going on with someone special. Lynda's family and friends were her world, and they will all attest to the fact that Lynda was the glue that kept it all together. When it came to great communication and keeping in touch, Lynda taught the course.

A loving wife, mother & grandmother, Lynda crooned her way into everyone's life and left a song in their heart,…just like the Bluebird of Happiness. She was a consummate homemaker who poured the utmost in tender-loving-care into the lives of those with whom she was entrusted. Her lessons on love and humanity touched the heart, healed the soul, and left every life a bit more enriched simply through their association. Lynda will truly be missed by all who were blessed to know her, but will be gloriously lifted up with each reflection shared. Rest in peace.

Lynda was the beloved wife of Dave; dearest mother of Dave (fiancée, Jaclyn) Bertrand and Christina (Dave) Hines; and loving grandmother of Dave "Trey". She was the cherished sister of Susan, Deborah, Sandra, and the late John.

Arrangements have been entrusted to the D.S. Temrowski & Sons Funeral Home, 30009 Hoover Road at Common (12 ½ Mile Rd.) in Warren.

Memorial donations are appreciated to the Detroit Childrens Choir, 3711 Woodward Avenue, Detroit, MI 48201 (www.detroitchildrenschoir.org)...or to VH1 Save the Music, P.O. Box 2096, New York, NY 10108-2096 (www.VH1savethemusic.org).

Please share memories of Lynda at her memory book above.