Hildegarde “Hilde” Bertsch of Medicine Hat, passed away on Wednesday, May 29, 2019, at the age of 87 years, beloved wife of the late Andrew Bertsch. She leaves to cherish her memory five children, Maureen Bertsch of Calgary, Judy Bertsch, Cheryl (Gordon) Baumback all of Medicine Hat, Rob Bertsch (Cindy Kadler) of Regina Beach and Randy Bertsch (Joan Block ) of Penticton; six grandchildren, Lara Bertsch (Kim Mazyn), Morgan Bertsch (Jeremy Green), Kahla Bertsch, Shai (Cam) Glock, Micheal Bertsch and Mathew Bertsch; two great grandchildren, Sullivan Glock and Julian Mazyn; one brother Jim (Dianne) Wickenheiser and one sister Monica Wickenheiser. She was predeceased by her husband Andrew on February 12, 1989, and by her parents Grace and Michael Wickenheiser and thirteen siblings. Family and friends who wish to pay their respects may do so at the church on Monday, from 12:30 - 1:25 p.m. The funeral mass will be celebrated in the Holy Family Parish on Monday, June 3, 2019 at 1:30 p.m. with Father Iqbal Khurshid celebrant. A private interment will follow in the Hillside Cemetery. As an expression of sympathy donations may be made to the Holy Family Parish - Feeding the Homeless (1451 Strachan Road SE, Medicine Hat, AB T1B 4V3). To e-mail an expression of sympathy, please direct it to: [email protected] subject heading: Hilde Bertsch.