Doris Vivian (Bertsch) Hughes


March 25, 1935– August 28, 2020

  • Doris Vivian (Bertsch) Hughes
    Doris Vivian (Bertsch) Hughes

Doris Vivian (Bertsch) Hughes, 85, passed away August 28, 2020.

Doris was born in Isabel on March 25, 1935 to Emanuel and Bertha (Kraus) Bertsch. She graduated from Isabel High School in 1953 and moved to Colorado in 1957.

She was a member of Heritage Baptist Church and served as piano player, choir member and Sunday school teacher at various churches throughout her life. She retired from the Division of Rehab after working for the State of Colorado for 35 years. Doris will be greatly missed by her family and friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents; brothers Theodore Bertsch and Calvin Bertsch; and sister Lorraine Collmann.

She is survived by her husband Gene of 63 years; children Michael (Marlene) Hughes and Sheryl (Chris) Trask; grandchildren Brian (Daisy) Hughes, Megan (Scott) Brown, Christina (Jack) Eddy and Stephen (Shaunna) Trask; nine great-grandchildren; siblings Marvin (Donna) Bertsch and Monie Motis.

Memorial service were held at Heritage Baptist Church in Pueblo, CO on Saturday, September 5, 2020.