Dec, 29, 2006 Fayette County Record
Funeral services for Michael J "Mike" Bertsch, 55, were held on Dec.
26 at 10 a.m. at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in La Grange with a
private family burial service to be schedules at a later date. Msgr.
Harry Mazurkiewicz officiated.
He died on Dec. 22 at St. mark's Medical Center in La Grange.
Bertsch was born on March 13, 1951 in Hallettsville, the son of
Ernest Julius and Mildred Alice (Vaclavik) Bertsch. He married Peggy
Joyce Chernosky on Mar. 26, 1983 in La Grange. He was a sales
representative with Farm Bureau Insurance and a member of Chromcik
Council #2574 Knights of Columbus; Go-Texan Community for the Houston
Livestock Show; a Coach and Lead Commissioner with the Babe Ruth
Softball League, and a member of the Fayette County Jr Livestock
Survivors include his wife; two daughters, Jamie Michelle Bertsch and
Mandi Nicole Bertsch both of LaGrange; his mother Mildred Bertsch
Gosler and husband John of Columbus; one brother, Butch Bertsch and
wife Jeannie of La Grange; two sisters, Nancy Cernosek and husband
Paul and Connie Kotrla and husband Dwayne, all of Columbus; two
sisters-in-law, Pam Moreno and husband Raymond of Weslaco and Patsy
Parker and husband Jeff of Cedar Park.
He was preceded in death by his father and parents-in-laws, Al and
Fayette Memorial Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
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