OBITUARY

Richard Francis Bertke Jr.

July 8, 1945March 31, 2019
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Richard Francis Bertke, Jr. of Nacogdoches, TX passed away March 31, 2019. Mr. Bertke was born in Cleveland, Ohio, July 8, 1945 to Richard Francis Bertke, Sr. and Anne Marie Keane Bertke.

Richard was an operator at Occidental Petroleum and was a member of Grace Covenant Presbyterian Church. He enjoyed sports cars, estate sales and loved to travel. Richard loved to collect curiosities.

Richard is survived by his wife Ingrid, son Richard August Bertke (Rick) and wife Kara, grandsons Aaron, Isaiah, Levi, and Oliver Bertke; brother, Tom Bertke; sisters, Susan Pawlosky and Joan Cochran. He is preceded in death by his parents.

A celebration of Richards life, will be held, 4:00 PM, Friday, April 5, 2019, Grace Covenant Presbyterian Church in Nacogdoches.

Arrangements are under the direction of Cason Monk-Metcalf Funeral Directors, Nacogdoches.

  • FAMILY

  • Ingrid Berke, Wife
  • Richard August Bertke and wife Kara, Son
  • Aaron Bertke, Grandson
  • Isaiah Bertke, Grandson
  • Levi Bertke, Grandson
  • Oliver Bertke, Grandson
  • Tom Bertke, Brother
  • Susan Pawlosky, Sister
  • Joan Cochran, Sister
  • Anne Bertke, Mother
  • Richard Bertke, Sr., Father

Services

  • Celebration of Life Friday, April 5, 2019
REMEMBERING

Richard Francis Bertke Jr.

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Diane & David Dreitzler

April 2, 2019

Ingrid,

Our heartfelt sympathy on the loss of Richard. He was a wonderful man. Richard always told interesting and funny stories of yours and his travels and his shopping finds at estate sales. He loved all his treasures! You and your family are in our thoughts and prayers. We love you. Ab & Diane

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Biography

Richard Francis Bertke, Jr. of Nacogdoches, TX passed away March 31, 2019. Mr. Bertke was born in Cleveland, Ohio, July 8, 1945 to Richard Francis Bertke, Sr. and Anne Marie Keane Bertke.

Richard was an operator at Occidental Petroleum and was a member of Grace Covenant Presbyterian Church. He enjoyed sports cars, estate sales and loved to travel. Richard loved to collect curiosities.

Richard is survived by his wife Ingrid, son Richard August Bertke (Rick) and wife Kara, grandsons Aaron, Isaiah, Levi, and Oliver Bertke; brother, Tom Bertke; sisters, Susan Pawlosky and Joan Cochran. He is preceded in death by his parents.