He was born the son of Joseph F. and Florence (Meadows) Rostance on September 25, 1933 in Odin. He married Nonda Faye Burge on June 18, 1955 in Odin.
Survivors include his wife Nonda; three children Becky Leininger and husband Brent of Sandoval, Jeff Rostance and wife Vanessa of Salem and Scott Rostance and wife Amy of Summerville, S.C.; eight grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by both of his parents.
Mr. Rostance lived in Odin all his life. He was a Saint Louis Cardinal Fan. He worked for Illinois Central Railroad for over 30 years.
Private graveside services will be held. Day Macz Funeral Home in Sandoval is in charge of arrangements.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Zion Hill Cemetery or the Odin Fire Department.
On-line condolences and memories of Bert may be shared with the family at daymaczfuneralhomes.com.