AUGUSTA, Ga. - Mr. Edwin Carl Bertsche, age 90, husband of the late Faith Kingsley Brown Bertsche, entered into rest on July 1, 2005 at University Hospital. Graveside services will be held on Tuesday, July 5, 2005 at 4:00 p.m. at Westover Memorial Park with the Aiken Worship Group of the Religious Society of Friends officiating. Mr. Bertsche was a member of the Augusta Monthly Meeting. He retired from Dupont with over 50 years of service as a Chemical Engineer. Survivors include two daughters, Ginny Jones and Sue Lien, of Augusta; one sister, Edith Mitchell of Caldwell, N.J.; and one son, the late David Bertsche; five grandchildren, Suzanne Lanier, Elizabeth Lanier, Nea Tessers, Ken Newell, and Nate Newell; and four great- grandchildren. Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society, 2623 Washington Rd., Augusta, GA 30904, or to the SEYM (Outreach Travel Endowment Fund) at P.O. Box 510795, Melbourne Beach, FL 32951. Platt's Funeral Home, 721 Craw ford Ave., Augusta, GA 30904, (706-733-3636).
The Augusta Chronicle July 4, 2005