Walter E. Barthel


Dec. 19, 1929 - Oct. 20, 2014



Walter E. Barthel of Tampa, Fla., formerly of Hartland, passed away peacefully on Monday, October 20, 2014, at the age of 84 years. He was born on December 19, 1929, in Oshkosh, the son of Walter and Louise Barthel.


Walter was married to Lucille Millet. He worked as an engineer at Lockheed for many years and at Square D until he retired. Walter enjoyed hunting, fishing and spending time at the cottage on Lake Winnebago.


Walter will be sadly missed by his wife, Lucille; his children, Debbie (Dave) Morsbach of Oconomowoc, Chris Schultz of Williams Bay, Corrie (Jeff) Fulwiler of Waukesha, Louise Barthel of Hartland, Brenda (Kirby) Anderson of Dallas, Texas, Carol (Bob) Schneider of Waukesha, Mark Barthel of Burlington and Shelley Barthel of Tampa, Fla. He is further survived by 12 grandchildren, four great-grandchildren and many other loving relatives and friends.


Walter was preceded in death by his parents and grandson, Drew.


The visitation for Walter will be held on Wednesday, October 29, from 9:00 a.m. until the time of the 11:00 a.m. funeral service at Cesarz, Charapata & Zinnecker Funeral Home, 237 N. Moreland Blvd., Waukesha. The burial will follow at Valhalla Memorial Garden at 12:30, 5402 N. 91st St., Milwaukee, WI 53225.


Cesarz, Charapata & Zinnecker Funeral Home, Cremation and Pre-Planning Services is serving the family. For further information, please call 262-542-6609, or for directions, an online obituary, or to leave a condolence, please visit www.WaukeshasFuneralHome.com.