ROBERT W. BERTSCH, age 95 of Sidney, passed away Monday, January 4, 2021 at 9:32 AM at Lima Memorial Hospital. He was born on April 9, 1925 in Sidney, Ohio, the son of the late Pauline Barber. On September 18, 1949 he married Eunice A. (Baker) who preceded him in death August 10, 2007.
He is survived by three children, Steven A. (Jill M.) Bertsch of Dublin, OH, David (Catherine) Bertsch of Columbus, OH, and Susan (Robert) Kamman of Cincinnati, OH, four grandchildren, Jaclyn (Nick) Carey, Bradford Kamman, Natalie (Britt) Jerrom, and Nicholas Bertsch, and three great-grandchildren, McKinley, Beckett, and Westin.
Mr. Bertsch was a 1943 Sidney High School Graduate and attained his business degree from Miami Jacobs Business College. He served his country in the US Navy, and was a veteran of WWII as well as the Korean War, where he served on the USS Wright. He spent most of his career at Peoples Federal Savings and Loan, working as Treasurer before retiring in 1995. He was the former President for Sidney Rotary Club, member of Sidney American Legion Post 217, and IUTIS.
A Private visitation will be held for the family at Cromes-Edwards Funeral Home. Graveside Services, with military honors, will be held at Graceland Cemetery in Sidney on Monday, January 11, 2021 at 2:30 PM.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Alzheimer's Association. Condolences may be expressed to the Bertsch family at the funeral home's website, www.cromesfh.com
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