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 Maryland 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 St., Wheeling. Interment at Mt. Calvary Cemetery, Wheeling.
Online condolences may be offered to the family at www.altmeyer. com.