Sue Bertram holds a drawing she received from the H-F Park Board as a thanks for her 23 years of service. (Chronicle file photo)
Local News, Obituaries

Long-time park board member Sue Bertram dies

Sue Bertram, a former member of the Homewood-Flossmoor Park Board, died Aug. 25 after a long battle with cancer. She was 71.

Mrs. Bertram had served on the board for 23 years, the longest tenure of any park commissioner. She stepped down from the board in 2016. During her tenure, the board built the Goldberg Administration Building in Flossmoor, developed Patriots and Millennium Parks, a sports complex at James Hart School and purchased . . .

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