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Andrew and Mary Bertini

Andrew Bertini was born in Sassastorno, Italy on February 2, 1895. He came to America at the age of 14. He was a World War I veteran, and, after the war, he worked as a coalminer and mason. He has been a Madrid resident for the past 35 years. He previously lived in Moran, Des Moines, and he homesteaded in Granger prior to his residency in Madrid. Mary Boresi, his wife, was born in Modena, Italy, on May 1, 1906. She passed away on November 20, 1948. They had seven children: Mrs. Elsie Partridge, now living in California; Mrs. Jennie Fusaro, living in Des Moines; Mrs. Eldina Gibbons, Geno Bertini, and Paul Bertini, all of Madrid; and the youngest, Mrs. Diane Fortado, living in California. Andrew has 15 grandchildren and 6 great-grandchildren. Andrew later married Mrs. Mary Bagatti June 6, 1955.

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