We Live in Hearts We
Leave Behind~Thomas Campbell
Funeral services will be Monday, January 10, 2000 for 91-year-old Selma Bert of
Chester, Illinois who died Wednesday, January 5, 2000 at The Swanwick House in Chester,
Born February 9, 1908 in Chester, Illinois, the daughter of Frederick and Christina
(Meyer) Welge. She married Andrew Bert, Sr. on September 9, 1925 in Chester, Illinois and
he preceded her in death.
Survivors include two sons, Andy Bert of Chester, Illinois and Gerald Bert of Hannibal,
Missouri. Two daughters, Rudelle Gross of Steeleville, Illinois and Verdelle Meyer of
Sparta, Illinois. One sister, Evelyn Eggemeyer of Chester, Illinois. Six grandchildren, 10
great grandchildren, four step grandchildren and nine step great grandchildren also
Her parents, husband, three sisters and one brother preceded her in death.
Friends may call after 3pm Sunday, January 9, 2000 at the Welge Pechacek Funeral Home
in Chester, Illinois.
Funeral services for Selma Bert will be Monday January 10, 2000 at 10:00am at St.
Marys Catholic Church in Chester, Illinois with Rev. Dennis Schaefer officiating.
Burial will be in the St. Marys Catholic Cemetery in Chester, Illinois.
Memorials can be made in the form of Masses or to St. Marys Catholic School in