HOUSTON – Former Paulding County resident Michael E. Burtch, age 68, died Friday, Nov. 8.

He was born in Paulding on June 2, 1951 son of the late Karl and M. Joan (Kuns) Burtch. On Aug. 1, 1981 he married Mary A. Reichenbach, who survives. He was employed by Lutheran Christian Book Store in Houston.

He is also survived by a son, Michael E. (Kora) Burtch II., Findlay; a daughter, Jasmin (Nehemiah) Nulton, of Tennessee; three brothers, David and Doug (Nancy) both of Paulding, and Bill (Peter) Burtch, Memphis, Tenn.; two sisters, Karla (Mike Griggs) Burtch, Cincinnati, and Joanie (Steve) Goyings, Paulding; three grandchildren: Michael “Trey” Burtch III, Sara and Sylvia Nulton.

Funeral services will be conducted 11 a.m. Monday, Nov. 18 at St. Paul Evangelical Lutheran Church, Paulding, with Rev. Ron Atkins officiating. Burial will follow in Wiltsie Cemetery, Payne.

Visitation will be 2–6 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 17 at Den Herder Funeral Home, Paulding. There will also be visitation on Monday from 10 a.m. until time of services.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations made to Alzheimer’s Association or St. Paul Evangelical Lutheran Church.

Online condolences may be sent to www.denherderfh.com