Meta A. Bartelt, 94
Jan. 15, 1921 -- July 23, 2015

Meta Bartelt (nee Kloehn)Meta Bartelt (nee Kloehn), formally of Mequon, was born to eternal life Thursday, July 23, 2015 at Lasata Care Center, at the age of 94. Beloved wife of the late Roy Bartelt. Loving mother of Gerald Bartelt and Carol (Al) Taylor. Dear sister-in-law of Susan Kloehn. Further survived by other relatives and friends. Meta was preceded in death by her husband, parents and brothers, Wilmer (Irene) Kloehn and Clarence Kloehn.

Meta was born Jan. 15, 1921, in Grafton, the daughter of Adolph Kloehn and Adela (nee Hespe) Kloehn. Meta was united in marriage to Roy Bartelt on Aug. 18, 1945. Their marriage was blessed with two children, Gerald and Carol.

Meta enjoyed working in the food service industry, working in the kitchens of several local restaurants and for the Mequon Thiensville School District. She enjoyed playing cards and polka music and animals (especially cats.) She has many longtime friends and will be greatly missed. Funeral services were held at First Immanuel Lutheran Church Monday, July 27, where she was a devoted lifetime member. Meta was laid to rest next to her beloved husband, Roy, at Zur Ruhe Cemetery in Cedarburg.

Special thanks to the staff at Lasata Care Center for their compassion and care. Memorials to First Immanuel Lutheran Church are appreciated. Please visit  to view the Meta Bartelt video tribute or to send online condolences to the Bartelt family.