Louise A. Bartel 88, died Tuesday, June 24, 2014 at Kidron Bethel Healthcare in North Newton, Kansas. She was born January 7, 1926 in Hillsboro, Kansas to John F. and Adelia (Schmidt) Goertz. On August 27, 1946 she married Harold D. Bartel at Johannestal Mennonite Church in Rural Hillsboro, Kansas. Harold survives of the home. Louise was a member of the Bethel College Mennonite Church and was retired as a custodian and baker at Bethel College. She was a caring mother and wife and greatly looked forward to spending time with her loving family and many friends.
Louise is survived by her husband Harold of North Newton, Kansas; son Fred and his wife Susan Wedel of North Newton, Kansas; daughters Judith Bartel of North Newton, Kansas and Natalie Hand and her husband Gary of Colwich, Kansas; brothers Linferd Goertz and his wife Pearl Buller of Lynden, Washington. Grandchildren Amanda Bartel and her husband Dierick Perez Rosalez, Justin Bartel, Jordan Hand and Rachel Hand. Louise also has four great grandchildren.
She is preceded in death by her parents and sister and brother in law Elda and Milton Penner.
Memorial service will be Wednesday July 9, 2014 11:00 m. at Bethel College Mennonite Church with Pastor Heidi Regier Kreider presiding.
Memorials are suggested to the Newton Public Library Enlite program or Kidron Bethel in care of Petersen Funeral Home.