Bob was born August 31, 1941 in Viborg, SD, the son of Orval and Irene (Bovee) Berthelsen. He grew up in Sioux Falls and graduated from Washington High School. He owned and operated his own sanitation service in Sioux Falls, then was a semi-truck driver for Exhaust Pros and later worked for Novak Sanitary Service where he worked until his retirement.
Survivors are his son, Robbie (Amy) Berthelsen and their three children, Logan, Lucas and Lilly, Sioux Falls; his two sisters, Shirley (Wesley) Plucker, Sioux Falls and Karen (Joe) Luke, Dell Rapids; also grateful for having shared his life for over 30 years and his love is Kathy Buol and her children, Jason Barbee, Ashley Barbee and Christopher Buol and five grandchildren.
Bobs memorial service will be held at 7:00 p.m. Tuesday May 5, 2015 at Heritage Funeral Home. The family will be present one hour prior to the service to greet friends. Condolences may be left at www.heritagesfsd.com