Frederick R. Bartell

Funeral services for Frederick R. Bartell of Cedarburg will be held at 7 p.m. this evening, Feb. 8, at Trinity Lutheran Church in Cedarburg. Fred passed away peacefully at the age of 83 on Saturday, Feb. 3, 2007 at Cedar Springs Health & Rehabilitation in Cedarburg. Visitation will be held at the church today, from 5 p.m. until the time of service. Interment will take place at Zur Ruhe Cemetery in Cedarburg. Mueller Funeral Home in Cedarburg is serving the family.

Fred was born in Cedarburg on March 26, 1923, son of the late Ervin and Erna (nee Tews) Bartell. He married Marion (nee Borleske) on June 17, 1944 at Trinity Lutheran Church in Cedarburg.

Fred is survived by his wife Marion of Cedarburg; children Marilyn (Larry) Gueller of Kesheena, Robert (Linda) Bartell of Muskego, Richard (Colleen) Bartell of Grafton and John Bartell of Cedarburg; grandchildren Heather Bartell of Costa Mesa, Calif., Ben Bartell of Minneapolis, Minn., Chris Bartell of Milwaukee and Paul Gueller of Milwaukee; and sister Lois Laabs. He is further survived by other relatives and friends.

Fred was preceded in death by his brother Cliff Bartell.

Memorials to Trinity Lutheran Church in Cedarburg or to Portal Industries, Inc. in Grafton are appreciated. For online condolences, please visit