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Andrew John Bertch

June 15, 1950 — January 11, 2023

Gillette

Funeral service for Andrew Bertch will be held at 10:00 a.m., Tuesday, January 17, 2023, at Gillette Memorial Chapel with Pastor Gordon Harper officiating. Burial at 2:00 p.m., Black Hills National Cemetery, Sturgis, SD. Visitation will take place from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m., Monday, January 16, 2023, at Gillette Memorial Chapel. Andrew (Andy) John Bertch was born June 15, 1950, in Selfridge, North Dakota to Jacob and Katharina Bertch. He passed away at home on January 11, 2023, in Gillette, Wyoming. Andy grew up with his seven siblings in Belle Fourche and attended high school in Spearfish, South Dakota. He left high school to join the Army where he served in Vietnam. Andy and Paula were married on July 3, 1971. They have four children, daughter Toby (Kevin) Bertch Jackson of Monument, CO; daughter Leigh Jacobs of Gillette; son Adam (Fran) Bertch of Boise, ID; daughter Bailey (Brad) Gregorich of Gillette. Andrew was preceded in death by his parents, his brothers Jim and David; and his sisters Betty and Joanne. Andrew is survived by his wife Paula of Gillette; their children; 11 grandchildren; brother Gene (Patricia) Bertch of Gillette WY; sisters, Agnes Bertch of Spearfish SD; Alice (Russ) Metzger of Aberdeen SD. Andrew’s family would like to thank the CCH Dialysis staff, Home Health, and Hospice for their kind and comprehensive care. They would also like to acknowledge Andrew’s friends Steve Gonzalez, Andy Mravlja, Randy Danielson, Gary Apsher, Todd Archer, and his breakfast buddies as honorary pallbearers. Memorials and condolences may be sent in care of Gillette Memorial Chapel 210 West 5th Street, Gillette, WY 82716. Condolences may also be expressed at www.gillettememorialchapel.com

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Monday, January 16, 2023

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