Bernard Louis Endlich, a retired Baltimore Gas & Electric Co. engineer and Marine Corps veteran, died of heart failure Friday at Carroll Lutheran Village. The Sykesville resident was 69.
Mr. Endlich was born in Baltimore and raised on Erdman Avenue. He was a 1953 graduate of Polytechnic Institute and began his BGE career that year.
A French horn player, he served in the Marine Drum and Bugle Corps and was stationed in Washington from 1959 to 1963.
After his discharge, he returned to BGE and while working, earned his bachelor's degree in electrical engineering from the Johns Hopkins University. He retired in 1994.
Mr. Endlich was a member of the Marine Corps League of Westminster and the Yankee Rebels Drum and Bugle Corps. He was also a member of the Knights of Columbus Notre Dame Council 2901.
He was an avid collector of classic radio shows and enjoyed music.
Mr. Endlich was a communicant of St. John Roman Catholic Church, 43 Monroe St., Westminster, where a Mass of Christian burial will be offered at 10 a.m. tomorrow.
Mr. Endlich is survived by his wife of 40 years, the former Elizabeth E. Fisher; a son, Michael J. Endlich of Littlestown, Pa.; a daughter, Mary Beth Kepler of Westminster; a sister, Thelma Brophy of Baltimore; three grandchildren; and a great-grandson.
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