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Berthold (Bert) Clayton Burge

March 6, 1934 ~ March 2, 2021 (age 86)


Berthold (Bert) Clayton Burge, 86, of Centralia went to his Heavenly Home on Tuesday, March 2, 2021 at Bryan Manor in Centralia. He was born on March 6, 1934 in Centralia, IL, the son of Loyd & Mabel (Smith) Burge who preceded him in death. 

He is survived by brother Paul (Mary) Burge, sisters Lola (Don) McCrory, Vera (Marv) Stevens, Betty (Vern) Kirgan, Esther Burge, Beverly (Gary) Cumming, Glenda (Melvin) Rudder, Angie (Mark) Cerfoglio, special friends Kathy & Gene Woodward, and many nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.

Along with his parents, Bert was preceded in death by sister Freda Burge, brother Virgil Burge, sister Joyce Hazslip, brother David Burge and niece Lisa Kirgan.  

Many thanks to his loving caretakers at Bryan Manor in Centralia.  Bert loved visits from family & friends, always enjoyed eating, listening to gospel music, and playing with his trucks.

Irvin Macz Funeral Home in Centralia is privileged to be assisting the family of Bert Burge with arrangements. Per his wishes, Bert will be cremated. In memory of our sweet loved one Bert, please pass on love and good deeds to others. Online condolences and memories of Bert may be left for the family at or on the funeral home’s Facebook page.

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