Norbert Gersch, 87

Retired car dealership service manager

Norbert J. Gersch, 87, of LaGrange Park, died on Dec. 9, 2019. Born on Sept. 30, 1932, he served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War and was retired from his job as service manager for 38 years at Van Goethem and Prast Lincoln Mercury Dealership in Countryside. 

Mr. Gersch was the husband of Antoinette Gersch (nee Walach); the father of Laura Gersch, Tom (Susan) Gersch and Cheryl (Mike) Duffy; the grandfather of Grace, Ben and Sam Gersch; the brother of the late George (the late Kathy) Gersch Jr. and the late Eleanore (the late Raymond) Rads; and the uncle of many nieces and nephews.

A funeral Mass was celebrated Dec. 13 at St. Louise de Marillac Church in LaGrange Park, with at interment Queen of Heaven Cemetery in Hillside.

 Hitzeman Funeral Home, Brookfield, handled arrangements.