|9/9/2020 11:04:00 AM|
Sheryl Bertsch, 65, of Sioux Falls, died Tuesday, Sept. 1, 2020, at Touchmark at All Saints in Sioux Falls.
Sheryl Lynn "Sheri" Muir was born Feb. 15, 1955, to Lyle and Willa (Bennett) Muir at Windom. She grew up in Windom where she received her education, graduating from Windom Area High School in 1973.
Following high school, she attended Mankato State University from which she earned a Bachelor's Degree in Family Consumer Science. She furthered her education by earning a Master's Degree in Education.
On July 23, 1977, she was united in marriage with Dean Bertsch at Windom. Sheri taught school at the seventh and eighth grade levels at Ellsworth. She also taught at Storden-Jeffers School in Jeffers, St. Cloud Middle School, Sartell and in Becker. Throughout her teaching career, she received several awards for teaching excellence.
The couple moved to Sioux Falls in 2013 where she was living at the time of her death.
Grateful for having shared her life are her husband, Dean, of Sioux Falls; two sons, Nathan (MaryChar) Bertsch of Linwood, Wash., and Matthew (Danae) Bertsch of Sioux Falls; four grandchildren: Oakley, Briella, Mo and Millie; and two sisters, Kathleen Muir-Moulton of Sioux Falls and Denise (Allen) Kjesbo of Muir-Kjesbo also of Sioux Falls.
Sheri was preceded in death by her parents.
Funeral services were 10 a.m., Friday, at The Point is to Serve, 506 N. Kiwanis Avenue.
Visitation with the family was 5 to 7 p.m., Thursday, at Miller Funeral Home, Southside Chapel.
The family requests that memorials be directed to the Central Minnesota Youth for Christ, 203 Cooper Avenue North, St. Cloud, MN 56303.