Edward A. Bartel, 98
Sept. 17, 1918 — Oct. 23, 2016
Edward A. Bartel, 98, of West Bend, joined his wife Rosiebar on Sunday, Oct. 23, 2016, at The Cottages at Cedar Run, West Bend.
He was born Sept. 17, 1918, in Wautoma to the late Julius and Olga (nee Podoll) Bartel. He graduated from Wautoma High School. In 1942, he graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He honorably served in the United States Army during World War II. On April 24, 1948, he was united in marriage to Rose Sparacio in Milwaukee. For more than 40 years, he worked for the Standard Business Forms Co. He was a member of the Masonic lodge, the Shriners, and the UW alumni association. He liked sailing, gardening, traveling, golfing and fast cars. He had season tickets for the Badgers and enjoyed watching them, as well as the Green Bay Packers. He will be missed by all who knew him.
Those Edward leaves behind to cherish his memory include his two sons, Robert (Jane) Bartel of Lodi and David (Susan) Bartel of Fish Creek; six grandchildren, Joe (Chrissy), Zach (Lydia), Nicole (Luke), Jennifer (Joshua), Jonathan (Tawny) and Nicholas (Nicole); five great-grandchildren, Cale, Jaymes, Jonah, Nico and David; very special family friend, Delores Sawall; many nieces and nephews; and other relatives and friends. In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his loving wife of 59 years, Rose; two brothers, Henry (Violet) and Harold (Leona); and sister, Lorena.
A memorial service in remembrance of Edward will be held at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 26, 2016, at Fifth Avenue United Methodist Church, 323 Fifth Ave., West Bend.
The family will greet relatives and friends Wednesday at the church from 9:30 a.m. until the time of service.
Memorials to Cedar Community (5595 Highway Z, West Bend, WI 53095) in Edward’s name are appreciated.
The family would like to thank the nurses and staff at Cedar Community, The Cottages at Cedar Run, and Cedar Hospice for all their help and care.
The Myrhum Patten Miller & Kietzer Funeral Homes have been entrusted with Edward’s arrangements. Additional information and guestbook may be found at www.myrhum-patten.com.