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Bartel, David B. (1885-1967)

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Mennonite Weekly Review obituary: 1967 Mar 2 p. 5

Birth date: 1885 Sep 27

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• Funeral services for David B. Bartel, 81, retired farmer of the Buhler community, were held Feb. 23 at the Buhler Mennonite Church with Rev. Harold Thiezen [sic Thieszen] officiating. He died Feb. 20 at the Pleasant View Home, Inman, where he resided. Five children and their families survive.

Mennonite Weekly Review obituary: 1967 Mar 30 p. 12

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David B. Bartel was born in Nikoleifeld, South Russia, on Sept. 27, 1885, to Dietrich and Sara (Klassen) Bartel. In 1891 he came to the United States with his parents. He lived in the Buhler, Kan. community most of his life where he was a farmer.

He and Anna Franz were united in marriage on Oct. 30, 1905, by his brother, Dietrich Bartel. To this union were born three daughters and two sons. Mrs. Bartel died in March 1954. They shared life together for over 48 years. He died on Feb. 20, 1967, at the age of 81 years.

He is survived by the three daughters: Minnie, Mrs. Curt Janzen, Lilly, Mrs. Alvin Pauls, and Linda, Mrs. Herb Janzen, and two sons, Allen and Earl, and their companions; 13 grandchildren and 19 great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his wife and brothers and sisters, Dietrich, Elizabeth (Friesen) Jacob, Henry, Agnes (Graves), Cornelius, Sara (Franz), and Katie (Davis).

The committal service took place at the Buhler Cemetery.

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