William Howard Bartels, 88, of Louisville, passed away at 9 a.m. Monday, July 3, 2017, at Carlyle Healthcare Center in Carlyle.
William was born Tuesday, Dec. 18, 1928, in Iola, the son of the late Theodore Bartels and the late Dorothy (Mascger) Bartels.
He was employed by the US government as a systems analyst army finance and served in the US Army. He was a veteran of the Korean conflict. He was also a member of Calvary Baptist Church.
WIlliam is survived by sons, Weston (Dorothy) Bartels of La Porte, IN, and Wayne Bartels of Indianapolis; ex-wife, Marylin Bartels of La Porte, IN; grandchildren, Matthew (Heather) Bartels of Kouts, IN, and Ryan (Christine) Bartels of La Porte, IN; eight great-grandchildren and another one on the way very soon.
He is preceded in death by his parents, young daughter Christine Bartels and sisters Vaunita Evans and Ruby Moori.
Arrangements are entrusted to J.W. Neal Funeral Home of Louisville. A graveside service will be held at 10 a.m. Friday at Orchard Hill Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to the donor's choice. Online condolences may be made to the family at J.W. Neal Funeral Home, Inc. in Louisville.
Published on July 4, 2017