We Live in Hearts We Leave Behind ~ Thomas Campbell

Andrew "Andy" Bert, Jr.

A Funeral Mass will be held Wednesday, December 31, 2014 for 88 year old Andrew "Andy" Bert, Jr. of Chester, IL who died Sunday, December 28, 2014 at Three Springs Lodge Nursing Home in Chester, IL.

Andy was born July 14, 1926 east of Chester, IL, the son of Andrew and Selma (Welge) Bert. He married Elsie LaBruyere on June 21, 1947 in Prairie du Rocher, IL and she survives of Chester, IL.

Also surviving are three children, Gary Bert of Marshfield, MO and Larry Bert and Sharon Ohlau both of Chester, IL. Two sisters, Rudelle Gross and Verdelle Meyer both of Steeleville, IL. Five grandsons, two step grandchildren, 11 great grandchildren, six step great grandchildren along with several nieces, nephews, cousins and friends also survive.

He was preceded in death by his parents and one brother.

Visitation will be from 4pm to 7pm Tuesday, December 30, 2014 and from 7:30am to 9:45am Wednesday, December 31, 2014 at the Pechacek-McClure Funeral Home in Chester, IL.

A Funeral Mass for 88 year old Andrew "Andy" Bert, Jr. of Chester, IL will be held at 10am Wednesday, December 31, 2014 at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Chester, IL with Father Gene Wojcik officiating.

Burial will be in the church cemetery.

Memorials can be made to St. Mary’s Catholic Church or St. Mary’s Catholic School, both in Chester, IL.