|Roger G. Bartel|
Dec. 29, 1936-March 1, 2014
Roger was born on Dec. 29, 1936, the son of Gerhardt and Velda (Zabel) Bartel. Roger married Nancy Much on June 27, 1959.
Roger served three years in the U.S. Marine Corps. Roger was a member of the Operating Engineers Local 139 for 50 years. Roger enjoyed hunting, farming, snowmobiling, fishing, ice fishing, and spending time with his wife, children, grandchildren, and great grandchildren.
Roger is survived by his wife: Nancy Bartel, Wautoma; three sons: Barrett (Barbara) Bartel, Waupaca; Jay (Jodi) Bartel, New London; and Todd Bartel, Wautoma; two daughters: Roxanne (Arturo) Estrada, Hancock; and Kelly (John) Mapes, Weyauwega; nine grandchildren; two step-grandchildren; seven great grandchildren; five step-great grandchildren; two sisters: Diane (Roger) Wilke, Appleton; and Deloris Meyer, Fremont; his loyal dog: Morris; and many other nieces, nephews other relatives and friends.
Roger was preceded in death by his parents: Gerhardt and Velda Bartel; his son: Michael; brother: Leon; sister: Mona; and granddaughter: Kristi.
A funeral service will be held on Saturday, March 8 at Noon at the Peace Lutheran Church in Wautoma. Pastor Roger Riedel will officiate with burial to be held in the spring at the Lind Center Cemetery. A visitation will be held on Friday, March 7 from 4 to 8 p.m. at the Holly Funeral Home in Wild Rose, and again at the church from 11 a.m. until the time of the service at Noon.
In lieu of flowers memo-rials may be made to Ministry Home Care in Stevens Point or Peace Lutheran Church in Wautoma.
Online condolences available at www.hollyfuneralhome.com.