Bill A. Bertsch, 89, of Belleville, IL, born Wednesday, August 3, 1932, in Pana, IL, passed away Friday, August 27, 2021 at his residence in Belleville, IL.
Bill worked as an Electrical Superintendent for Illinois Power Company. He was a member of First United Presbyterian Church, Belleville, IL and the Men’s Bible Study at church. “In his leisure, Bill enjoyed coaching youth baseball, fishing, puzzles and watching St. Louis Cardinal baseball.”
He was preceded in death by his:
- Parents, Edgar and Hazel, nee Smiser, Bertsch
- Brother, Roger Bertsch
- Elsie Eilers
- Jean Burns
- Pearl Radcliff
- Norma Willmirth
- Barbara Dobbs
Surviving are his:
- Wife, Patricia, nee Bone, Bertsch of Belleville, IL
- Stephen (Donna) Bertsch of Decatur, IL
- Vicki (Stephen) Bendick of Kimberling City, MO
- Wendy Bertsch of Swansea, IL
- David (Denise) Bertsch of Columbia, IL
- Jason Bertsch
- Julie (Justin) Quinlan
- Matthew (Ana) Bertsch
- Kyle (Maribeth) Bendick
- Drew (Christen) Bendick
- Joseph Bendick
- Great Grandchildren:
- Many dear nieces and nephews.
Memorials: Memorials may be made to the First United Presbyterian Church of Belleville, IL.
Funeral: A private memorial service will be held.
To the family, we are so sorry for your loss but I find pleasure in the my parents will see a good friend and will resume a game or two. He was a great guy and was a good friend to our family. All our love, Rick and Lisa Sedlak
So sorry for your loss. Keeping you in our thoughts and prayers.
I am so sorry for your loss. I didn’t know Bill well but he seemed to be a very nice man & one who enjoyed himself. Life will certainly be different for you now. Your memories of the good times keep you going. I will be thinking about you & will come check up on you soon. May you find peace & comfort. God Bless.
Our sincere sympathy to Pat, David and all the family. Bill was really agood guy and I always enjoyed his company.
Vicki and Steve my prayers are with you and family. Sorry for the passing of Dad.