BROOTEN, Minn. The funeral was Aug. 14 in St. Donatus Catholic Church, Brooten, for Edward Bertsch, 87, Brooten, formerly of Silva, who died Friday, Aug. 10, 2012, in his home. Burial was in St. Donatus Catholic Cemetery, Brooten.
He was born Jan. 1, 1925, to Andrew and Margaret Bertsch, in Harvey. He married Frances Sellner on July 13, 1958, in Sleepy Eye, Minn.
Survivors: wife; daughter, Jenine Ellingson, Eagan, Minn; son, Jace, Savage, Minn.; two grandchildren; sister, Catherine Holzer, Minot; brothers, Sebastian, Dennis and John, all Minot, and Joseph, Williston.
(Hoplin-Hitchcock Funeral Home, Brooten)