Judith A. (Hormel) Bertsch

Born: Mon., Nov. 6, 1939
Died: Sun., Oct. 2, 2016


11:00 AM to 1:00 PM, Fri., Oct. 07, 2016
Location: Waskom Capitol Hill Chapel

Funeral Service

1:00 PM Fri., Oct. 07, 2016

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Judith Anne Bertsch, 76, of Connersville passed away on Sunday, October 2, 2016 at her residence.


She was born on November 6, 1939 in Phoenix, AZ to Robert and Estelle Poston Hormel and had lived most of her life in the Connersville area. She was a 1957 graduate of Lincoln High School. She was a member of Zion's Lutheran Church in Pershing. She was a member of Order of Eastern Star in New Castle and loved caring for her family, especially her grand and great-grandchildren


Survivors include her husband of 58 years William “Bill” Bertsch; sons, Rodney (Janie) Bertsch and Bobby (Trena) Bertsch: 3 grandchildren, Tiffany (Jake) Combs, Blake Bertsch and Keri Horst; 3 great-grandchildren, Edward, Jasper and Milly.


She was preceded in death by her parents; sister Carol Sue Hormel; 2 brothers Richard and Thomas Hormel.


Friends may gather at Waskom Capitol Hill Chapel in Cambridge City on Friday, October 7, 2016 from 11:00 am until start of service at 1:00 pm with Rev. Jerry Mielke officiating. Burial will follow in Zion's Lutheran Cemetery in Pershing.


Memorial contributions may be made to Zion's Lutheran Church or Bentonville Volunteer Fire Department.


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Butch & Amy Russell
   Posted Tue October 04, 2016
So sorry for your loss. May the Grace of God be with you.

Jerry and Phyllis Mattheis
   Posted Tue October 04, 2016
Dear Bill and family,
Thinking of you at this very sad time.
Jerry and Phyllis

Johnny and Becky Johnson
   Posted Tue October 04, 2016
Bill,Rodney,Bobby, we are so sorry for the loss of Judy. I have very fond memories of her in our 13 years of being neighbors. If you need anything please let me know. I still think of you all as neighbors. Johnny

Family of Ralph (Speck) and Mary Webb
   Posted Tue October 04, 2016
Sorry for the loss of Judy. May God wrap his arms around you and comfort you.

Larry & Trisha Bertsch
   Posted Wed October 05, 2016
Sorry for your loss and the loss to your children. We will not be attending the memorial because live so far away in Las Vegas, but our thoughts and prayers will be with you. May God bless Judy.

David C. Howard
   Posted Wed October 05, 2016
Please express my sympathy to Judith Bertsch,s family. I remember her well when we were young. She is a distant cousin. David C. Howard

Mike and Jane Naylor
   Posted Wed October 05, 2016
We are holding your family in prayer as you grieve and share memories. May you find grace and peace from our Lord during these difficult days. Her presence in the lives of her family will surely be missed.

Darrell and Kim Russell
   Posted Fri October 07, 2016
So sorry for your loss. Prayers for your family.

pamela hicks
   Posted Fri October 07, 2016
Mr. Bertsch,
Our condolences on the loss of your wife Judith. Our thoughts and prayers to you and your family.

Charles McKee
Pamela Hicks
Sarah McKee

Dean Miller
   Posted Wed October 12, 2016
I'm very sorry for your loss. Prayers for Judy and to her family.