Mike Bertak, 81, passed away October 30, 2012, at his home. He was born October 23, 1931, in Port Townsend, Wash., to George and Mille Bertak.

After high school, he was in the United States Air Force, then settled in Medford,Ore. and retired from Boise Cascade after 25 years. He was an avid outdoorsman, active in little league baseball, and golf, following his grandchildren in all their sports and activities.

He is survived by his wife of 57 years, Maisie; four children, sons Mike and Dan, and daughters Theresa Patterson (Cam), and Debbie Case (Mike); brother, John Bertak (Julie); seven grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his brother, Frank; and one grandson.

A memorial service will be held at 1:00 p.m. Friday, November 16, 2012, at the Eagle Point National Cemetery.

Special thanks to Asante Hospice. Memorial contributions may be made to Asante Hospice or a favorite charity.