David L. Bartell
David “Bart” Lee Bartell, 71, of St. Cloud, passed away on
December 27, 2016 at St. Nicholas Hospital in Sheboygan. He was born in Fond du
Lac on December 18th, 1945, a son of Nathan and Virginia (Thern)
Bartell. Dave graduated from Winnebago Lutheran Academy in 1963. He proudly
served in the United States Navy from 1963 to 1969, sailing on the U.S.S. Kitty
Dave worked 44 years at Mercury Marine, until his
retirement. He was Vice President of the Forest Sportsmen’s Club for many
years. Dave enjoyed shooting trap and rifle, and trips to his favorite hunting
place, Saskatchawan. He was a proud member of the NRA.
Dave is survived by two sons, Scott (Lisa) Bartell and Mike
(Nikki) Bartell; four grandchildren, Deidra, Elizabeth, Aiden and Austin; his
mother, Virginia; four siblings, Jerry (Fran) Bartell, Kathy (Clarence) Krentz,
Tom (Jacque) Bartell and Jon Bartell.
Dave was preceded in death by his father.
Visitation: Dave’s family will welcome relatives and friends
at the Zacherl Funeral Home, 875 E. Division St., Fond du Lac, on Wednesday, January
4th, 2016 from 9:00 to 10:45 AM.
Service: A memorial service will follow visitation at the
funeral home at 11:00 AM. Burial with full military honors will be in the Lyons
Forest Home Cemetery, Town of Forest, following the memorial service. Cremation
has taken place.
In lieu of flowers, the family will be giving a memorial in
Dave’s name to the Forest Sportsmen’s Club Rifle Range.
Zacherl Funeral Home & Crematory is serving the family.