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Elaine M. Bartels

March 21, 1941 September 15, 2012
Elaine M. Bartels
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Elaine M. Bartels, 71, of Abrams, passed away Saturday, September 15, 2012 at her home. Elaine was born March 21, 1941 in the Town of Pensaukee to the late Pete and Irene (Hellman) Waldow. She married Butch Bartels on February 13, 1965. Elaine loved spending time up north with family and friends, riding four wheeler, watching sputniks across the night time sky, fishing trips to Canada with Butch, quilting and crafts, flying with Lee, and the changing of the seasons. Prayer and Scripture reading were part of her daily routine. She was a member of the Abrams United Methodist church from birth until its closure. Elaine loved music and singing, especially in the church choir. Besides being a wife and mother, she worked outside the house. The last being for the Commission on Aging. Elaine is survived by her husband Butch Bartels, Abrams; two daughters Kathi (Pete) O’Connor, Oconto; Jamie (Jack) Karban, Oconto; five grandchildren, whom were her pride and joy, Kaylee, Bryce, Hope, Andrew and Luke; three sisters Gloria Peters, Oconto; Norma Erdmann, Abrams; Mabel Sutrick, Abrams. She was “Auntie” to many nieces and nephews whom she adored. She is also survived by many family and friends. She was preceded in death by a daughter Nancy Jo; three brothers-in-law William Peters, LeRoy Erdmann and Daniel Sutrick. The family will receive relatives and friends a the Gallagher Funeral Home, Oconto, from 4 to 8 PM Tuesday, September 18, 2012. Funeral services will be conducted 8 PM Tuesday at the funeral home with the Rev. Allen Klessig officiating. Online condolences may be expressed at www.gallagherfuneralhome.net. A special thank you to the staff at Unity Hospice, aunt Carol and Hermy, for their wonderful care.

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Visitation

Tuesday

18

Sep

4:00 PM 9/18/2012 4:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 9/18/2012 8:00:00 PM
Gallagher Funeral Home & Cremation Service

217 Congress St.
Oconto, WI 54153

Gallagher Funeral Home & Cremation Service
217 Congress St. Oconto 54153 WI
United States

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Tuesday

18

Sep

8:00 PM 9/18/2012 8:00:00 PM
Gallagher Funeral Home & Cremation Service

217 Congress St.
Oconto, WI 54153

Gallagher Funeral Home & Cremation Service
217 Congress St. Oconto 54153 WI
United States
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