Charles E. Bierkortte

October 21, 1927 - November 1, 2012

10/21/1927 - 11/01/2012

BIERKORTTE, Charles E., 85, of Wheeling, W.Va., died Thursday, November 1, 2012 at Wheeling Hospital.

He was born October 21, 1927, in Wheeling, W.Va. a son to the late Edward L. and Flora Gabauer Bierkortte. Charles was Catholic by faith.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife Joan E. Bierkortte.

He is survived by one daughter, Brenda Mangus and her husband Randy of Wheeling; two grandchildren, Dr. Lisa Mangus of Md. and Kelsey Mangus of Morgantown, W.Va.; and several nieces and nephews.

Friends will be received Saturday, November 3, 2012 from 3 p.m. until the time of Funeral Service at 4 p.m. at the Altmeyer Funeral Home, Elm Grove Chapel, 154 Kruger Street, Wheeling. Interment at Mt. Calvary Cemetery, Wheeling.

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Jay Knapp
7 years ago

Not sure if you remember me from grade school Brenda, but when I notice a person from my past lose a parent, I like to drop a note. So sorry about your father. You know we aren’t really grownups till both our parents are gone. My thoughts and sympathy are with you and your family.

Mary Chapman matthess
7 years ago

Sorry for your loss , many childhood memories passed through my mind as I read the obituary mary chapman matthess